Monthly Archives: October 2017
The appearance of Hanoverian horses combines beauty and strength. An important role in the appearance of this breed was played by the English king George II, who was simultaneously the Elector of Hanover. Back in 1735, he founded the state stud farm in Sella. The goal was to breed universal and inexpensive animals.
Prior to this, in Hanover there was a princely stable, where albino horses were taken out. According to sources, horses were bred specifically for princely carriages. However, these animals were of little use for the needs of the people and the army. Having a capricious disposition and being easily soiled, two hundred years later the white princely albinos disappeared, leaving only the image of a horse on the coat of arms of the city. Hannover breed horse while walking Continue reading
There is a very beautiful ancient legend that tells us about the name of the isabella horses. According to this legend, the famous Queen of Spain, Isabella Clara Eugene, who at one time was the ruler of the Netherlands, made an interesting vow. Its essence was that she would not take off her undershirt until King Albert of Austria defeated the port located on the territory of Belgium. As a result, if you recall the historical facts, the port of Ostend was under siege for a long three years. But, since the royal underwear was made of snow-white fabrics, during this time she managed to lose her pristine virgin color.
In those same years it became fashionable to start horses that have a delicate color with cream tint. Thus, graceful English horses began to be named after the color of the queen’s underwear, and a little later the name was transformed into the Isabella breed. These incredibly beautiful horses with blue eyes and pinkish hair look very mysterious and mysterious. Continue reading