Horse holidays
Italy. July 2 and August 16 Every year, twice during the summer, the Palio Festival is held in Siena - horseback riding on the city streets and a small square…

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Horse teeth, determining the age of the horse
Horses, as you know, herbivorous animals, theoretically they had the whole day to eat the grass - a coarse plant food They chew, making circular movements of the lower jaw.…

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Horse breeding
The history of horse breeding was and will be determined by the desires of man. For centuries, man showed only gastronomic interest in horses. On horses were hunted, as well…

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Taming the horse

Taming the horse

Conflicting theories exist regarding the time and place of initial domestication. The earliest evidence of horse domestication comes from Central Asia around 4500 BC.

Archaeological evidence provided evidence that the horse was domesticated by 2000 BC.

Wild Horse

Most of the “wild” horses today are actually wild horses, whose ancestors were domesticated, but they themselves were born and lived in the wild for several generations. Continue reading

What protects the horse’s brain from overheating

It is known that at a temperature of about +40.5 * C the brain perishes.

But at the same time the body temperature of the horse during the race reaches 45-46 * C.

How so? Animals capable of rapid movement usually have an extensive network of arteries that cools the blood warmed by the load before it enters the brain. However, the horse does not have such a device. What protects the horse’s brain? Continue reading

Horse suits
For horses since the time of Hippocrates, it is customary to distinguish four main suits: redhead, gray, black, bay. The remaining suits are considered to be derived from these four…

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Amazing horses
Devotion and mind of horses is legendary, and for good reason. So there is something in these animals that does not fit into the usual ideas. According to legend, the…

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Cavalry new time
Cavalry new time In the 16th century, the spread of field artillery, muskets and rush led to a change in the balance of power between infantry and cavalry in favor…

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Horse language
The horses communicate with each other mostly soundlessly: through facial expressions, posture and body movement. Between themselves differ not only in their smell, but also in their appearance. Movement of…

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