Secrets of the Dead

Training Hannibal's Military Horses

Clip: Season 17 Episode 2 | 2m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Throughout Hannibal's journey, the horses proved to be a liability in the mountains, and their panic only made attacks worse. But they were a crucial military weapon that Hannibal could not do without. Military historian Mike Loades demonstrates how these horses were controlled by Hannibal's elite mounted force.

Aired: 04/10/18

Rating: NR

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