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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.

In foreign powers, along with thoroughbred horse, bred Polish horse, Andalusian (Spanish) horse, American horse and many others.

The greatest distribution in modern Russia received such horses as Akhal-Teke, Arab, thoroughbred horse, don, Budennovskiy, trakenenskaya, Ukrainian riding horse, Tersk, Kabardians, Caribbean, Orlov trotters, Russian trotters, draught Latvian, Russian, Soviet and Vladimir heavy truck.

A large group of modern breeds of horses, specialized in working qualities and having high performance, was bred under the weakened influence of natural climatic conditions.

This group includes:
Heavy-duty rocks. In Russia, this is Vladimir, Russian, Soviet, and Lithuanian; in foreign countries – Ardennes, Brabancons, percherska, Clydesdale, Suffolk, chirskaya and other

Light-harnessed (trotting) rocks. In Russia, these include the Orel and Russian trotters; abroad – Norfolk and Dutch trotters, American standardbred

Harness rocks. In Russia, these breeds meet Tory, Kuznetsk and Latvian; in foreign countries – the Hungarian nonius, Finnish, Oldenburg, kladrubska

Verhove-draught breed. It is primarily Hungarian (Nordstar, Furioso, hydran), great Polish, German, Brandenburg, Holstein, Hanover and some others

Riding. This English thoroughbred horse, German, trakenenskaya, bred in many countries; in Russia of these breeds are found budennovskaya and Terskaya
Horse breeds
The suits of horses are quite diverse
The first thing people pay attention, seeing a horse is its colour, called the suit.

Suit horses are quite diverse. This blue suit, and Palomino, and buckskin, and Chubar, and greneva, and red, and gneto-peg, and karakova, and sarasou and brown and light-yellow, and grey in apples, and Bay, and svetlograde, and black, and Kaur.

The horses blue suit hair on the body have a mouse or ashy color on the head and lower parts of the legs they are darker. Bangs, mane and tail, and belt, and spots on legs and shoulder blades, usually dark in color. Horses of a salt suit have a yellowish-sandy color of the covering hair on the head, trunk and legs. Bangs, mane and tail Palomino either the same or lighter in color.

Horses buckskin suit yellowish or Golden sand of various colors (from almost white to almost light brown) hair coloring on the head and body. The legs and mane below the hock and wrist joints are black, sometimes a black belt runs along the spine.

Chubar horses have spots or stripes of red, brown, black colors scattered on the main white background or, on the contrary, white spots or stripes in red, to sorree or Voronoy background. Allocate brindle (striped) and speckled (shown by fine spotty) form Chubar suit. A kind of chubara is a trout suit – the main gray suit is scattered with darkening of irregular shape and different intensity.

Horses greneway suit the body color varies from brown (close to brown) to chocolate. Mane and tail have white or smoky color. The name of the red colour speaks for itself: the horse of that suit is evenly painted in red color.

Horses of a chestnut-piebald suit have partially reddish-brownish-chestnut, and partially white color with black spots around knee joints, a black tail and a black-and-white mane.

The Karak suit is characterized by a black color of the hair of the trunk, head and legs, with brown highlights (scorch marks) on the face around the eyes and nostrils, on the abdomen, in the groin and on the buttocks. Bangs, mane and tail in horses dark Bay suit black.

Horses sarasou suit to dull, uneven brown, yellow or rust-coloured hair of the torso with prosvetleniya at the end of the muzzle, around the eyes and on the belly. On the back – strap on the blades – dark spots, legs are dark with zebroides. The mane and tail and light brown strands.

Horse brown suit have a body color from a dirty red to brown. Tail and mane seem to be darker than the body from the admixture of black hair. Brown the suit of can be and light various shades.

Light-yellow color, also known as the Isabella, characterized by a monochromatic yellow-lactic colour body, mane and tail. The iris of the eyes of horses of this suit, as a rule, is devoid of pigment.

Grey apples horse have a grey mane, tail and body. In case they are stains lighter than the surrounding background color. The pattern of apples corresponds to the network of skin blood vessels.

The chestnut suit is brown in various shades, the color of the body and head hair with a black tail, mane and legs, below the wrist and hock joints. The chestnut suit is divided into dark, light and Golden. Bay suit with white fur on the muzzle end, in the groin and on the abdomen is called Podlasie.

Horses of the black suit have a uniform black color of the entire hairline.

Kaur the suit is actually a kind of sarasou.

Very rarely meet horse a white suit with pink skin. Despite the common phrase “And I am ahead on a white horse”, horses of this suit are the least strong and hardy.

Interesting about horses
The gradual development of society was accompanied by domestication of a variety of animals. The word "horse" Eastern Slavs adopted from Turkic riders, it sounded like "alosha". Turkic tribes roamed…

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Horse harness and armor
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About evil horses
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Stray horses
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