Monthly Archives: August 2017
Thoroughbred sports horse from Germany – Trakenenskaya (part 1)
The Trakehna breed of horses owed its appearance to the work of East Prussian scholars – breeders, who carried out colossal work to create a strong and hardy horse, whose calling was to serve as the Prussian cavalry. It was necessary to bring such horses that could quickly adapt to any climatic and domestic conditions, were not afraid of long transitions and physical exertion, and were also bold and decisive. Photo of the horse of the Trakenens breed Thus, to please the needs of those years when the territory of the Prussian Empire knights came in – proud carriers of the Teutonic Order – specialists decided to create for their warriors a special kind of horses that would become loyal assistants in protecting the integrity of the state. To begin with, scientists conducted a number of studies, engaged in crossing Zhmudskie mares with stately eastern horses. Continue reading
Universal breed of horses Karachaevskaya – a real highlander
Experts say that the Karachay breed of horses was fully formed closer to the 15th century in Elbrus region. It was here, among the amazing picturesque nature, on the pastures that are located near the rivers of the famous Black and Caspian Seas, horse breeding was well developed in those years. Most likely, such horses as Scythian and Nogai had a huge influence on the formation of the Karachai horse breed. Already in the 19th century, such noble horses were popular far beyond the territory of the Caucasus. The famous Hungarian scientist Jean Charles de Bess wrote in his literary works that the Karachais are breeding beautiful horses. Of course, he was referring to the already known Karachai breed of horses.
Horse of Karachay breed Continue reading