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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Classification of thoroughbred horses
A million, sometimes more, we have now to pay for frisky trotters very often That's how highly prized thoroughbred horses are! And not only trotters, but also horses used at…

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Horse professions
Horse feeders Horse - the millennial man's best friend. And the first people who tamed them were our ancestors! Of course, in geography domestication horses can be include and Mongolia,…

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More about riding in harness

It is unlikely we will be mistaken if we assume that the carts already existed for 2000 years BC Already ancient Persians drove the fours in a four-wheeled covered wagon. In the same carriage was transported the body of Alexander the Great from Alexandria to Babylon in 323 BC.

The Greeks already had carts in the so-called Heroic era. This is evident from many verses of Hellas (eg. song 5 St. 720 or song 24 St. 322-326).

The harness consisted apparently of a yoke, chest strap, girth, bridle and reins. Both the harness and the carts were very luxuriously decorated. So the battle chariot in which Darius III participated in the battle of Issus (333 BC) was decorated with gold and silver works of the best masters of the time. Continue reading

The year of the horse

Year of the horse carries dynamism and assertiveness, a combination of prudence and fiery passion.

Year of the Horse correspond to such colors as green, blue (blue). Element – tree, which has such characteristics as usability, intemperance, irascibility.

Chinese name of Horse: MA
Time of day under the management of the Horse: 11:00 – 13:00
Corresponding sign of the Western Zodiac: Leo Continue reading

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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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 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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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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