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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Budennovskaya breed of horses
A relatively young breed was bred as a result of crossbreeding of Don and Black Sea mares with thoroughbred horse stallions (the Black Sea breed was used by the Cossacks…

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Perseron
Height at withers up to 175 cm; the typical suit is gray, but there is also a crow. Designed for work requiring special strength and endurance, they are also very…

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Mustang

The Mustang is a semi-wild horse of the American prairies.

The Mustangs were the riding horses of the Indians. Different tribes of Indians chose animals of different suits. Cheyenne Indians considered, for example, mustangs with patches on the head of sacred animals with magical properties capable of securing victory in battle. They were called mascots.

The ancestors of the Mustangs were wild horses of Spanish conquerors in America. They were brought here in the sixteenth century. Some of them escaped freedom and adapted to life on the prairies. Continue reading

Features of the riding Budennovskaya breed of horses (part 1)

According to the generally accepted classification, all horses are divided into local, draft and riding breeds. The latter, in turn, are divided into specialized (only for horseback riding) and combined (horse-drawn). The Budennovskaya breed of horses is just of the mixed type.

The centuries-old history of breeding for the “Budyonnovtsy” no. In addition, for the first decades, the breed was intended for the needs of cavalry, and not for sport. In the USSR, these horses were considered ideal for cavalry troops.

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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

HORSE BREEDS (part 2)
Although some believe that only Arabian and English thoroughbred belong to purebred breeds. The remaining breeds are considered warm-blooded or half-blooded. About horses of other breeds, one can say purebred,…

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French sel
Creation and Development The history of the modern French seldom breed began in the 19th century in horse breeding areas of Normandy, where local and often rude Norman mares happened…

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Icelandic horse
Icelandic horse is a breed of horse raised in Iceland. Its characteristic features are small stature (up to 144 cm at the withers), stocky and rough, large head, shaggy dense…

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Shi
Shire (English heavy truck) is a British breed of heavy truck horses. Horses of this breed are tall (165-185 cm at the withers, sometimes up to 219). Shires at different…

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