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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The story of a horse
History horse begins 65 million years (early Eocene) ago With a small, like a small dog Eohippus, or hyracoteria, with a flexible arched spine and a long tail. This animal…

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Classification of thoroughbred horses
A million, sometimes more, we have now to pay for frisky trotters very often That's how highly prized thoroughbred horses are! And not only trotters, but also horses used at…

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Monthly Archives: October 2017

The main senses of the horse

Various excitations coming from the external environment and internal organs of the animal are perceived by the senses and then analyzed in the cerebral cortex. The body of the animal has 5 senses: olfactory, taste, tactile, visual and equilibrium-auditory analyzers.

Each of them has departments: peripheral – perceiving receptor, medium – conductor, analyzing – brain center in the cerebral cortex. Analyzers, in addition to General properties, perceive a certain type of pulses – light, sound, heat, chemical, temperature, etc. Continue reading

Horse teeth, determining the age of the horse

Horses, as you know, herbivorous animals, theoretically they had the whole day to eat the grass – a coarse plant food
They chew, making circular movements of the lower jaw. The front teeth cut the grass, and the back teeth chew the food, creating a food lump, which is then sent to the esophagus.

The horse has the following teeth system:
– incisors – front teeth, 6 on the upper and lower jaws; the average pair of incisors is called hooks; next to them are medium incisors, after which the edges are located. Continue reading

Exterior (earth), skeleton and muscles of the horse

The exterior of the horse (the way)

Exterior translated from French means – external. These are the outer forms of the animal. Article – a separate part of the horse’s body.

The skeleton of a horse
The General form of the horse’s body and its performance depends on its skeleton and musculature. The skeleton fully develops by the age of 5 years. Compared with the bones of other, less mobile animals, the bones of the horse have better development in the length and thickness (at such as fast pace horses horse limb bones are longer and thinner, and heavy – shorter and thicker) and also by strength. Continue reading

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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Horse suits
For horses since the time of Hippocrates, it is customary to distinguish four main suits: redhead, gray, black, bay. The remaining suits are considered to be derived from these four…

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The main senses of the horse
Various excitations coming from the external environment and internal organs of the animal are perceived by the senses and then analyzed in the cerebral cortex. The body of the animal…

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Horse in the middle ages
The refutation of the myth of the giant medieval "Warhorse". The education system perpetuated many myths about the Middle Ages. Among them - the fact that women had no rights,…

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