How best to photograph a horse
Very much depends on the exterior of the horse, it is possible to learn a lot about the merits or demerits of the animal. That is why it is so…

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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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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…

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Cavalry new time

Cavalry new time

In the 16th century, the spread of field artillery, muskets and rush led to a change in the balance of power between infantry and cavalry in favor of infantry.

Knightly cavalry divided into two branches, – Reitars and gendarmes (heavily armed – classical knights). The gendarmes appeared in continuous articulated armor, which by then had reached maximum reliability and weight, and on armored horses. 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…

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Horse in the middle ages
The refutation of the myth of the giant medieval "Warhorse". The education system perpetuated many myths about the Middle Ages. Among them - the fact that women had no rights,…

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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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What is the color of horses
The suit is one of the main features of a horse; is a hereditary trait and is determined by the color of the covering hair of the head, neck, body,…

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