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 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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How to develop the Russian horse-breeding
Russian horse breeding should be divided into three completely independent types, equally oppressed by unfavorable economic conditions, but requiring completely different measures for its prosperity. Thus, the breeding of mass,…

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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 basic suits.

Recently, however, abroad it is customary to base the classification of stripes on genetics. American scientist Dr. Phillip Sponenberg (D. Phillip Sponenberg, ‘Equine Color Genetics’, 2003) singles out: black, bay, and red as the main stripes.
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The horse is man-made
Horses man virtually created All contained on the stud farms horses are the product of centuries of breeding, selection. Their biological features include a relatively small digestive system: single-chamber stomach,…

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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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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 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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