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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If you want to bet on horse racing
Nowadays, it is probably impossible to find a person who would never have heard of horse racing betting But there was a time when racing, and even more bets on…

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These different horses
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…

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Monthly Archives: June 2017

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

Horse holidays

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

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 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

Horse language
The horses communicate with each other mostly soundlessly: through facial expressions, posture and body movement. Between themselves differ not only in their smell, but also in their appearance. Movement of…

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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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Horse horoscope
The horse, alienated by the collective farms, is returning to man, the oldest and perhaps the most devoted friend. It seems that horse fairs, horse races, horse exhibitions are not…

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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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