ITV - Horsepower (2010)
English | 720p HDTV x264 AC3-MVGroup | MKV | AVC 1280x720 4000Kbps 25fps | AC3 256Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 45min each | 2x1.42GB
Martin Clunes travels the world to unlock the secrets of man s partnership with horses in Horsepower. His fascinating journey takes him from remotest Mongolia to the deserts of Arabia; to see the enigmatic wild Mustangs in Nevada, and watch the thrills and spills of rodeo in Las Vegas.
Part 1: From remotest Mongolia to the Windsor Greys of Buckingham Palace, horse lover Martin Clunes travels the world to unlock the secrets of a partnership which shaped the world. For many centuries humankind was dependent on equine power for warfare, ceremony, farming, transport and pleasure. Today, the horse is still an important part of our world in many ways. Martin unravels the true story of how humans and horses first got together, and what the horse still means to us in the modern era.
Part 2: Martin Clunes concludes his worldwide search to discover the secrets of man's partnership with horses. In Italy he watches the colourful Palio horse race, which dates back to the 13th century. Then he rides into battle in a suit of armour at Warwick Castle before witnessing the pomp and ceremony as horses and carriages are prepared for the State Opening of Parliament. On a visit to the USA, he sees how rodeo horses are treated like kings in Las Vegas. Finally, he travels to the remotest parts of central Asia to meet some of the world's greatest horsepeople.