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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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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Equestrian competitions
Technological progress, bestowing its benefits, and brought a lot of negative - increased pace of life, extreme emotional impact on the nervous system, environmental pollution. And man increasingly began to…

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Amazing horses

Devotion and mind of horses is legendary, and for good reason. So there is something in these animals that does not fit into the usual ideas.

According to legend, the favorite horse of Alexander the great nine times saved his life. After one of the battles with the Indians, Bucephalus died from the strain, and in the place where he fell the horse, Alexander founded the city of Bucephalus.

Best warlord Genghis Khan Subudai owned a marvelous horse Sarasou. It was said that the horse could understand everything said to him, and supposedly before the fight Subudai always consulted with horse, how to lead the attack. Continue reading

Year of the horse – preparing for the new year!

This year it is necessary to devote time to General cleaning on December 31, and especially plumbing: there is a belief that with leaking water from the taps from the house goes well-being.

The horse is by nature cheerful, optimistic, likes breadth, spaciousness, crowded gatherings, and entertainment. So if in the new year to visit the exhibition, the theater, a concert, a holiday – very good. But remember also, that with all this Horse is very tied to the family hearth, home, family. Continue reading

Horse breeding

The history of horse breeding was and will be determined by the desires of man. For centuries, man showed only gastronomic interest in horses. On horses were hunted, as well as on all wild animals.

In the period 4000 – 3000 years BC. er Asian nomadic tribes who lived near the Black Sea coast, began to contain wild horses in the herds – primarily for the sake of meat and hides. They also harnessed the horses in a sleigh. Continue reading

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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If you want to bet on horse racing
Nowadays, it is probably impossible to find a person who would never have heard of horse racing betting But there was a time when racing, and even more bets on…

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The horse is man-made
Horses man virtually created All contained on the stud farms horses are the product of centuries of breeding, selection. Their biological features include a relatively small digestive system: single-chamber stomach,…

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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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