Ancient breed of horses - Arabian thoroughbred (part 2)
Using The main focus for the Arabian breed of horses is considered to be participating in various competitions. These are exhibitions and shows, smooth races at racetracks, distance runs. Animals…

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OSSETIAN ROCK HORSE (part 1)
The horse played an important role in the life of Ossetians. In almost all written sources mentioning Ossetians, one can always find reports of their horses [2; 7; 8; 13;…

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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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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Features of the most popular sports breed Hanover (part 1)

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

The rarest horses of divine color isabella

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

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…

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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…

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American curly horse
Folk selection Enterprising farmers decided to cross caught mustangs with their own horses. Soon this initiative was supported by their neighbors. So in the selection process was attended not only…

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Halflinger
Breed history Haflinger is an old breed of low horses, bred in the mountains of Austria, in Tyrol. The history of the halflinger can be traced back to the Middle…

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