HORSE BREEDS (part 1)
Each horse breed has some special qualities and characteristic colors. So, for example, horses of the Budyonnovsky breed are usually red and never black. If a foal is born of…

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The history of origin and features of Bashkir horses
The Bashkir horse breed was known in antiquity by numerous descriptions. It occurred, as it is believed, from the crossing of forest north horses brought from Asia steppes. The breed…

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Russian scientists found out how modern horse breeds appeared
Using cutting-edge DNA research methods, an international research team of archaeologists, geneticists and evolutionary biologists from 85 scientific institutions around the world has collected genomic data that spans the last…

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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Friesian breed – elegant Dutch horse (part 1)

The Friesian horse breed has an easily recognizable exterior. The following parameters are characteristic of this species:

the head is quite elongated and large with very expressive eyes. She has a straight profile with short and neat ears;
wide enough nostrils;
a long and muscular neck that has a graceful bend. The extended and developed withers are characteristic;
very powerful shoulders;
strong enough and strong back. It is long and relatively soft;
deep and strong body that has slanting shoulders. The chest is of moderate width;
croup inclined, with a low set tail. Continue reading

Pride of Russian horse breeding – Vladimir heavy truck

Strong horses were needed in the Middle Ages in order to bear the knight in full armor. Their weight could reach a ton, and height – 2 m. With this build, war knightly horses quickly tired and could not jump. Over time, the ancestors of the Vladimir breed, the English Shires, also came from them.

The heavy-duty breed Vladimir heavy truck was created not so long ago. Excretion took place in the Vladimir Opole, where the soil is mainly heavy and difficult to open. For the processing of fields there was a need for strong horses. In addition, horse-drawn transport was needed due to urban growth. All these were prerequisites for the emergence of heavy trucks in the Vladimir region. Continue reading

Falabella
Falabella is a breed of horses whose representatives are the smallest horses in the world. Bred in Argentina, active work on fixing the main features of the breed was carried…

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Andalusian horse: description, character and breeding of the breed (part 1)
General description of the breed Bright representatives of the species can be safely called the standard of horse beauty. Since the Andalusian breed of horses is so strong and hardy,…

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Tusker
Story The formation of the breed was influenced by gypsies, who, together with their pinto horses, first appeared on the British Isles in the 15th century. Here gypsy horses mixed…

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