Monthly Archives: September 2018
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 overcome on a good road almost on kilometer in a minute!
The all-Union record – 2 minutes 56.6 seconds at a distance of 2400 meters – was set in 1977 by P. Popov on a three with a black korennik Sandpaper. And 1600 meters, the other three were even in 1.54,2.
This result was achieved in 1978 O. MITAS (Wheeler gray Signal). Continue reading
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 the races.
As for horses going under saddle craftsmen specializing in classic sports – dressage, show jumping and eventing, the role of the breed is even more significant.
It has long been observed and proven that best lend themselves to dressage horse, Akhal-Teke, in particular, breeds, and show jumping and eventing athletes prefer to deal with thoroughbred horses horses. Continue reading