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…

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These amazing horses
People have lived side by side with such amazing and cute animals as horses for so long. The horse to person was the assistant, a warrior, a friend So many…

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How to behave with a horse
It should firmly remember the rules of handling a horse. The main ones are: 1. Approach the horse can only be pre-hailing her, and only on the left. 2. It…

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Monthly Archives: August 2017

How best to photograph a horse

Very much depends on the exterior of the horse, it is possible to learn a lot about the merits or demerits of the animal. That is why it is so important which photo to place on an ad in magazines or on the Internet. The most striking is the classic exterior photo of a horse, on which it stands sideways to the one who is shooting.

In order for a horse to turn out in a photograph in all its glory, it is not at all necessary to be a professional photographer and have a super-camera. Continue reading

Horse harness and armor

Images and finds indicate that the oldest method of bridling a horse was carried out with the help of a snaffle bit (German Trense).

The early medieval bridle (German Zaumung) is similar in shape to the bridle common in Vichy (Magdeburg district), only the composite bits (German Gebis) are much sharper and often coiled.

In this way, steppe horses, which in the V-VI centuries were brought to Europe from the far East by barbarian warriors, were bridled. The headband (him. Kopfgestell) with reins (him. Zugelriemen) were completely simple, from rawhide.

Horse Armor The noble army of Germany, England and France used only riotous stallions and it was considered a disgrace to mount a female horse. In the XIII century, to increase reliability, they began to make a double rein, in which some reins were tied with a bit, and others with a mouthpiece. Continue reading

How best to photograph a horse
Very much depends on the exterior of the horse, it is possible to learn a lot about the merits or demerits of the animal. That is why it is so…

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Build a good relationship with a horse
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,…

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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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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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