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…

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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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Competitions on Russian Troika
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…

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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, mostly peasants, did not constitute a separate sector of the economy, and only inevitable it belongs; the Patriarchal breeding, herd, surviving nomads and dying, like any Patriarchal form and lastly the horse breeding cultural heritage of large estates, which are private agricultural sector of the fishery.

The wealth of the Russian Empire horses very much; on the basis of the Washington Department of agriculture the total number of horses on the globe is determined in 60.455.044 of the head; of this number is in Russia 30.339.188, in other words, more than half. This is enough to understand why our country would be in charge of the world copresident. 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.

In foreign powers, along with thoroughbred horse, bred Polish horse, Andalusian (Spanish) horse, American horse and many others.

The greatest distribution in modern Russia received such horses as Akhal-Teke, Arab, thoroughbred horse, don, Budennovskiy, trakenenskaya, Ukrainian riding horse, Tersk, Kabardians, Caribbean, Orlov trotters, Russian trotters, draught Latvian, Russian, Soviet and Vladimir heavy truck.

A large group of modern breeds of horses, specialized in working qualities and having high performance, was bred under the weakened influence of natural climatic conditions. 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

More about riding in harness
It is unlikely we will be mistaken if we assume that the carts already existed for 2000 years BC Already ancient Persians drove the fours in a four-wheeled covered wagon.…

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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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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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These amazing horses
People have lived side by side with such amazing and cute animals as horses for so long. The horse to person was the assistant, a warrior, a friend So many…

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