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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Horse harness and armor
Images and finds indicate that the oldest method of bridling a horse was carried out with the help of a snaffle bit (German Trense). The early medieval bridle (German Zaumung)…

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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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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 was transported on a horse-drawn carriage, and large cavalry units remained in the Soviet army.
However, if in the 20th century horses in war retained exclusively transport functions, in previous eras their role was not limited to transportation. Continue reading

If you want to bet on horse racing
Nowadays, it is probably impossible to find a person who would never have heard of horse racing betting But there was a time when racing, and even more bets on…

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Modern horse breeds, horse suits
Horse breeds are grouped into several main groups There are more than 200 breeds of horses bred for a variety of purposes. They differ in type, exterior, body size, performance.…

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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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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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