Horses have a long history as dancers. A Renaissance prince with gold in his coffers and a major celebration looming could always commission a horse ballet. Its mass patterns transformed the tournament into art, further ritualizing the maneuvers of war. Such spectacles did not empower horses; the prancing display revealed their riders' mastery and God-given right to rule the... More >>>
By Antoine Poupel
Black beauty: In Eclipse, horses evolve from star athletes to buddies.