The evil horse is actually an exception in stables where horses are treated correctly and tenderly-an exception is quite rare. The vast majority of horses are made evil and acquire obstinate character from bad care and abuse, although, of course, there are exceptions, especially since the evil temperament can be transmitted and hereditary.
If not always, almost always, gentle, patient, and fair treatment can completely subdue the angry horse and an experienced horse owner sees in practice. Often have to change several times the groom to achieve a good result and to turn evil into good horse, but obviously there are also cases when neither force nor kindness can do nothing. Between the horses are not young, and especially between slojnye animals, evil, and capricious are more common. At all especially gentle and the late temperament rarely fits producer. Continue reading
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 Steppe. And wrong.
The first mentions of horsemen are not connected with the nomadic peoples of Eurasia, but with the Assyrian army. In the X century BC, when the nomadic cattle breeding in the Eurasian steppes was still in its infancy, the Assyrians, taking into account the lack of patency of the chariots, invented to use the soldiers, who were directly on the backs of horses, to chase the enemy and reconnaissance. Continue reading