March 23, 2011
Kogershin Village, Kazakhstan
Photograph by Vincent J. Musi, National Geographic
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
A woman milks a mare in the village of Kogershin in southern Kazakhstan. Recent archaeological studies have shown that the Botai people of the Eurasian steppes were the first to actively domesticate horses, 5,500 years ago.
See more photographs from the March 2011 feature story "Taming the Wild."