Cavalry in the middle ages
Knightly cavalry Up to the Second World War, the power of the armies was determined not only by men, but also by horses. Until 1945, most of the German artillery…

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How to develop the Russian horse-breeding
Russian horse breeding should be divided into three completely independent types, equally oppressed by unfavorable economic conditions, but requiring completely different measures for its prosperity. Thus, the breeding of mass,…

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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…

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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

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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Cavalry in the middle ages
Knightly cavalry Up to the Second World War, the power of the armies was determined not only by men, but also by horses. Until 1945, most of the German artillery…

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The meaning of the word Horse
HORSE-I, mn. Coney, Hey, M. Horse (mostly about the male; in the speech of the military, konnozavodskaya practice, as well as in poetic speech). Warhorse. Farm trotting horses. What are…

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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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