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Horses of the High Plains of Chile

31 December, 2009 / Read time: 1 minute

In this short video we can see a Chilean horseman, also called “huaso”, riding through the arid Atacama Desert. In Chile, there is a breed of horse that has emerged locally, called the Chilean horse, and they are characterized by their intelligence and endurance. This breed is often used for herding cattle and sports.

Credits: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)