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
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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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