The horse, its propitiation, history and varieties
The horse (Equus) belongs to the order of the equipotent (Peris-sodactyla), once a large group of animals, which now has only a very few representatives and is part of a…

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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…

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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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Horse professions

Horse feeders
Horse – the millennial man’s best friend. And the first people who tamed them were our ancestors! Of course, in geography domestication horses can be include and Mongolia, and Kazakhstan, and southern Siberia.

But the main place is Ukraine! This is proved by archaeological finds: the excavations revealed that in the middle of the IV Millennium BC there were not only domesticated horses – there were horse breeders, seriously engaged in breeding these animals, and maybe breeding. Continue reading

The main senses of the horse

Various excitations coming from the external environment and internal organs of the animal are perceived by the senses and then analyzed in the cerebral cortex. The body of the animal has 5 senses: olfactory, taste, tactile, visual and equilibrium-auditory analyzers.

Each of them has departments: peripheral – perceiving receptor, medium – conductor, analyzing – brain center in the cerebral cortex. Analyzers, in addition to General properties, perceive a certain type of pulses – light, sound, heat, chemical, temperature, etc. Continue reading

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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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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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…

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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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