The rider soared over the obstacle. The audience froze, leaned forward, as if hoping to help the brave man.
But the horse, without hitting unsteady poles, landed and galloped to the next obstacle. Jump, jump, still jump! Fascinating, exciting sight!
And is less interesting dressage – honed performance of complex exercises on the festive playpen rectangle? Continue reading
First you need to know the horse’s sense organs and how they can be influenced. Horses react to the outside world with the help of five senses: taste, smell, hearing, sight and touch.
The only blind spots in the horse’s vision are directly behind it or close to it.
If you step back from the horse, it will immediately see you. If the horse is afraid of such experiments, it is better not to carry out, a person who suddenly appeared from nowhere can frighten the horse, and it can bite or stand up for defense purposes. Continue reading
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 in sculpture and painting canvases, none took such a strong and honorable place in folklore.
Horses appeared on Earth long before humans. By the time the prehistoric man began to inhabit the caves, the horse has existed on Earth for about a million years.
There are many breeds of horses, differing from each other in color, size, temper and article. All modern horses evolved from three main prehistoric types: the Eastern wild horse (Przhevalsky), the extinct forest horse, and the southern Russian steppe horse (tarpan). Przewalski’s horse still lives and walks in the wild. Continue reading
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.
Monochrome or bicolor (plain). Continue reading
The suit is one of the main features of a horse; is a hereditary trait and is determined by the color of the covering hair of the head, neck, body, limbs and protective hair of the bangs, mane, tail and brushes (frieze).
Primary colors – black, brown, red, yellow (sand), white (colorless). It is believed that black and white color does not happen; black, bay, red and gray are the main ones, and all the others are derivatives. There are other classifications, one of which I will use below. Continue reading