Horse professions (Part 2)
All over the world horses are sold for leisure, sport and work purposes. For example, the American horse Association estimates horse-related transactions in the United States of more than $…

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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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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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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,…

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Horse breeding
The history of horse breeding was and will be determined by the desires of man. For centuries, man showed only gastronomic interest in horses. On horses were hunted, as well…

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How best to photograph a horse
Very much depends on the exterior of the horse, it is possible to learn a lot about the merits or demerits of the animal. That is why it is so…

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Movies with horses, horses in movies
Dynamic, eventful adventure films can not be imagined without mind-blowing chases and tricks, which often involve horses. Many actors are forced to learn the art of riding and some of…

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