Alaman-Baiga (in Uzbekistan “Alaman-Poig”)
One of the oldest and most popular equestrian sports among the Kazakhs and Uzbeks. For the Kazakhs, this is a jump over rough terrain over a long distance (about 50 km.) In which the rider’s tactical skill plays the most important role. Uzbeks have a jump across the steppe to a certain place and back.
Equestrian game in which you need to jump up on horses (you can bareback) and take free stalls at the opposite end of the area (playpen). Stalls are made of poles attached at one end to a fence or wall.Participants of the game should be one more than the stall. The one who takes the last of the remaining wins, because after each capture, the participant with nothing left the game and one stall is removed. Continue reading
The holiday of Flora and Laurus, in Russia revered as patrons of cattle, especially horses, and domestic animals, falls on August 31 (August 18, old style)
August 31 – the memory of Flora and Lavra, who have long been revered in Russia as patrons of domestic animals, especially horses. On this day, the horse festival was celebrated, the horses were not used for work, they were bathed and fed “to the fullest.” They performed prayers from deaths and for offspring of cattle.
The twins Florus and Laurus were stonecutters in Byzantium in the II-III centuries of our era. Once the pagan ruler of Illyria (now Yugoslavia) ordered them to build a temple. The temple they built, but Christian. In addition, they turned many people into their faith. Continue reading
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 in the center.
The picturesque spectacle begins with a historical convoy, leaving the courtyard of the government palace. The riders wear costumes dating back to the medieval era. Behind them are the standard bearers and drummers. Continue reading
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 as on all wild animals.
In the period 4000 – 3000 years BC. er Asian nomadic tribes who lived near the Black Sea coast, began to contain wild horses in the herds – primarily for the sake of meat and hides. They also harnessed the horses in a sleigh. Continue reading
Do not reinvent the wheel, everything has been invented a long time ago – skeptics told him, but Yevgeny Mikhailov, a resident of the “Quiet” Kuban stanitsa, developed a new bike: but not simple, but equestrian. To Moscow enough buckets of oats. I did not think about the timing of registration of a trademark; the inventor had other goals and objectives.
The author has calculated that the synthesis of one horsepower and the mechanics of a bicycle makes it possible to increase the efficiency of a structure several times. Equestrian bike is not a perpetual motion machine, but you can go far on it. Continue reading