Horse language
The horses communicate with each other mostly soundlessly: through facial expressions, posture and body movement. Between themselves differ not only in their smell, but also in their appearance. Movement of…

Continue reading →

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…

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…

Continue reading →

Laurus

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

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 celebrated, the horses were not used for work, they were bathed and fed “to the fullest.” They performed prayers from deaths and for offspring of cattle.

The twins Florus and Laurus were stonecutters in Byzantium in the II-III centuries of our era. Once the pagan ruler of Illyria (now Yugoslavia) ordered them to build a temple. The temple they built, but Christian. In addition, they turned many people into their faith. 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.…

...

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…

...

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…

...

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,…

...