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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The year of the horse
Year of the horse carries dynamism and assertiveness, a combination of prudence and fiery passion. Year of the Horse correspond to such colors as green, blue (blue). Element - tree,…

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Pretty awesome
I was a tarpan. There was a whole herd of us, and we raced across the steppe, leaping over hills and ravines. The earth flew under our feet, and we…

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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

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 basic suits.

Recently, however, abroad it is customary to base the classification of stripes on genetics. American scientist Dr. Phillip Sponenberg (D. Phillip Sponenberg, ‘Equine Color Genetics’, 2003) singles out: black, bay, and red as the main stripes.
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Interesting about horses
The gradual development of society was accompanied by domestication of a variety of animals. The word "horse" Eastern Slavs adopted from Turkic riders, it sounded like "alosha". Turkic tribes roamed…

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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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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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Pretty awesome
I was a tarpan. There was a whole herd of us, and we raced across the steppe, leaping over hills and ravines. The earth flew under our feet, and we…

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