The holiday of Flora and Laurus, in Russia revered as patrons of cattle, especially horses, and domestic animals, falls on August 31 (August 18, old style)
August 31 - the memory of Flora and Lavra, who have long been revered in Russia as patrons of domestic animals, especially horses. On this day, the horse festival was…

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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)…

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Stray horses
There are times when the horses move away from home and it seems that they do not belong to anyone and no one needs. There can be many reasons. The…

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Derivative Suits

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 you laughing, my zealous horse, That you lowered your neck, do Not shake your mane, do Not bite your bit? Pushkin, The Horse.
To the watering hole are the horses train. Twardowski, Estate Continue reading

About horse

Among domestic animals, a horse occupies a special place: no other quadruped, even a dog, was honored with so many poems and short stories, was not depicted so many times in sculpture and painting canvases, none took such a strong and honorable place in folklore.

Horses appeared on Earth long before humans. By the time the prehistoric man began to inhabit the caves, the horse has existed on Earth for about a million years.
There are many breeds of horses, differing from each other in color, size, temper and article. All modern horses evolved from three main prehistoric types: the Eastern wild horse (Przhevalsky), the extinct forest horse, and the southern Russian steppe horse (tarpan). Przewalski’s horse still lives and walks in the wild. Continue reading

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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Taming the horse
Taming the horse Conflicting theories exist regarding the time and place of initial domestication. The earliest evidence of horse domestication comes from Central Asia around 4500 BC. Archaeological evidence provided…

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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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Cavalry new time
Cavalry new time In the 16th century, the spread of field artillery, muskets and rush led to a change in the balance of power between infantry and cavalry in favor…

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