Jan 1, 1210
latest Fossils found54 Million years ago in north America and the most recent fossils found are 50 million years ago in Europe
Jan 27, 1215
First horse foundEohippus" dawn horse". This is the size of a fox. it has four toes, a short tail, and only 2 toes on hind feet. (earliest modern horse)
Jan 27, 1220
Second horse foundTheMESOHIPPUS appeared. it had three toes that transformed into little hooves. This is becasue of the climate change and more grasslands
Jan 27, 1225
third horse foundMERYCHIPPUS-20 million years ago- adapted to grazing grass--> modern day horse. It is 35 inches taller, lived in heards. it had two outer toes and middle toes hardened into a hoof. 1st hooved horse!!
Jan 27, 1230
fourth horse foundPILOHIPPUS-15 million years ago. closest ancestor of the modern day horse. cloven hooves, callused stubs
Jan 27, 1235
EXTINCTION10,000 years ago. prehistoric horses are gone. climate change. Asia held the only horses left with few zebras. no horses in N.A
Jan 27, 1240
Asian nomads brought them back5,000 years ago, asian nomads bring the horses to the united states and domesticatize them.