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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The horse in the mythology of the Celts, the Water horse
In various mythopoetic traditions animals appear sometimes as assistants to mythological characters, their attributes or symbols. Among the Celts this animal was the horse. Among the cult objects that make…

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The main senses of the horse
Various excitations coming from the external environment and internal organs of the animal are perceived by the senses and then analyzed in the cerebral cortex. The body of the animal…

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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 favorite horse of Alexander the great nine times saved his life. After one of the battles with the Indians, Bucephalus died from the strain, and in the place where he fell the horse, Alexander founded the city of Bucephalus.

Best warlord Genghis Khan Subudai owned a marvelous horse Sarasou. It was said that the horse could understand everything said to him, and supposedly before the fight Subudai always consulted with horse, how to lead the attack. Continue reading

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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Cavalry in the middle ages
Knightly cavalry Up to the Second World War, the power of the armies was determined not only by men, but also by horses. Until 1945, most of the German artillery…

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The story of a horse
History horse begins 65 million years (early Eocene) ago With a small, like a small dog Eohippus, or hyracoteria, with a flexible arched spine and a long tail. This animal…

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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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