Competitions on Russian Troika
Why are people so attracted to riding on threes? Well, first, your speed. Once Russian Troika were the main way and means of transportation of passengers and mail. Good horses…

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Horses in antiquity
Cavalry of antiquity If you ask, where for the first time it occurred to a man to climb onto the horse’s back, everyone will respond without hesitation, in the Great…

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Stray horses
There are times when the horses move away from home and it seems that they do not belong to anyone and no one needs. There can be many reasons. The…

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Horses in antiquity

Cavalry of antiquity

If you ask, where for the first time it occurred to a man to climb onto the horse’s back, everyone will respond without hesitation, in the Great Steppe. And wrong.

The first mentions of horsemen are not connected with the nomadic peoples of Eurasia, but with the Assyrian army. In the X century BC, when the nomadic cattle breeding in the Eurasian steppes was still in its infancy, the Assyrians, taking into account the lack of patency of the chariots, invented to use the soldiers, who were directly on the backs of horses, to chase the enemy and reconnaissance. Continue reading

The role of horses in human life
It is difficult to overestimate the importance of horses in the development of human society over the past 5,000 years In human life, it played a more important role than…

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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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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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About horse
Among domestic animals, a horse occupies a special place: no other quadruped, even a dog, was honored with so many poems and short stories, was not depicted so many times…

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