Conclusion. Host Martin Clunes observes his company horse, Buffalo Stampede, at a race, its first in a year due to a leg injury; and learns about the British monarchy's continued reliance on horses via a rehearsal for the State Opening of Parliament. He also visits Asti in northern Italy to watch the Palio horse race, which dates to the 1200s; discovers what it was like for knights to ride their steeds by mounting a horse while dressed in a suit of armor; and takes in a rodeo in Las Vegas.
Part 1 of 2. Martin Clunes ("Doc Martin") explores the human-horse relationship, including how and why humans tamed equines. He travels to Dubai to talk horse psychology with top jockey Frankie Dettori and trainer Luca Cumani; and visits Mongolia, home of the untamed Przewalski horse breed. He also meets with horse whisperer Monty Roberts to learn how to improve his relationship with his own horse, Chester; and heads to an Arizona rehab clinic to learn about equine-assisted therapy.