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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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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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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The horse

The horse, its propitiation, history and varieties

The horse (Equus) belongs to the order of the equipotent (Peris-sodactyla), once a large group of animals, which now has only a very few representatives and is part of a strictly limited family of one-wise.

The most characteristic feature of this family are the legs, which have only one fully developed toe, equipped with a hoof.

This feature distinguishes it from all other solids. First of all, a long, stretched skull, where only a third falls on the brain part, and two-thirds on the facial bones, is striking in the eyes.

As for the horse’s dental system, each half of the upper and lower jaws has three incisors with a smooth surface and a cross-oval fossa, six (or seven) long teeth with twisting enamel folds on the chewing surface and one small, slightly curved, blunt -conic fangs, which, however, may be absent. 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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Horses of the don breed
For many centuries horses of the don breed On donchaks Russian soldiers under the leadership of the famous commander A. V. Suvorov made the famous transition through the Alps. The…

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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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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…

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