Amazing horses
Devotion and mind of horses is legendary, and for good reason. So there is something in these animals that does not fit into the usual ideas. According to legend, the…

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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.…

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Amazing horses
Devotion and mind of horses is legendary, and for good reason. So there is something in these animals that does not fit into the usual ideas. According to legend, the…

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Monthly Archives: July 2017

The horse, its propitiation, history and varieties

The horse (Equus) belongs to the order of the equipotent (Peris-sodactyla), once a large group of animals, which now has only a very few representatives and is part of a strictly limited family of one-wise.

The most characteristic feature of this family are the legs, which have only one fully developed toe, equipped with a hoof.

This feature distinguishes it from all other solids. First of all, a long, stretched skull, where only a third falls on the brain part, and two-thirds on the facial bones, is striking in the eyes.

As for the horse’s dental system, each half of the upper and lower jaws has three incisors with a smooth surface and a cross-oval fossa, six (or seven) long teeth with twisting enamel folds on the chewing surface and one small, slightly curved, blunt -conic fangs, which, however, may be absent. Continue reading

Pretty awesome

I was a tarpan. There was a whole herd of us, and we raced across the steppe, leaping over hills and ravines. The earth flew under our feet, and we were free from it, from the earth, and from the sky, getting cold over our heads, and from boring duty to return home to the stable.

We didn’t have a home, we didn’t have anything worth treasured on earth. We flew between the steppe and the sun, incinerating each other with the eternal heat of love, and maybe hate. We flew between two lights, like an arrow shot after us, or a bullet flying towards us. And at sunset, when, exhausted, the sun and the steppe were leaning towards each other, we alone did not feel tired. 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 the body, the expression of the muzzle and the eye can understand the mood of the enemy in any situation.

The horses have very expressive facial expressions. Continue reading

Horse professions
Horse feeders Horse - the millennial man's best friend. And the first people who tamed them were our ancestors! Of course, in geography domestication horses can be include and Mongolia,…

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Horses in antiquity
Cavalry of antiquity If you ask, where for the first time it occurred to a man to climb onto the horse’s back, everyone will respond without hesitation, in the Great…

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Horses of the don breed
For many centuries horses of the don breed On donchaks Russian soldiers under the leadership of the famous commander A. V. Suvorov made the famous transition through the Alps. The…

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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.…

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