KPWN chooses The Horse of the Year
The KWPN was successful again in 2013, finishing the year as the number one studbook for dressage horses and jumpers, thanks to the outstanding achievements of its horses.
Longines World's best racehorse Ceremony
As the Official Partner of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities, the Swiss watch brand had the pleasure to present the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Ceremony during the Longines Hong Kong International Races Gala Dinner. This title honours the three world’s best racehorses of the year according to the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings.
Yana Shanikova about circus, horses and yoga
Yana Shanikova represents the circus dynasty and is sure that horses are able to show such dressage elements as walking on the hind legs, siting and bowing in natural way. Yana told horsetimes, how to to "read" the animal signs to people and achieve thereby a natural understanding of dealingwith four-legged pet.
Alexandr L. Figg: “Great Britain Team will excel whatever“
Alexander Leonard Figg, acting judge of the cross-country races in the UK, told horsetimes.ru about important equestrian events and British victories.
Precios cups stolen from a museum in the US
Five awards of gold and silver were stolen from the Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in the American city of Saratoga. The stolen cups are of 1903, 1905, 1914 and 1923 years and, according to the Museum Director Christopher Dragon, are of a "great value".
A russian trio of the National Equestrian Park Rus graced the celebration in Bryansk region
The Russian trio of the Orlov trotters from Rus NEP graced the celebration in the Bryansk region which was devoted to the 118th anniversary of the Lokotsky HBP.
Guinness world records-2013: the biggest horse
The tallest horse in the world - a Belgian gelding Big Jake which lives in the United States.
Kvadrat - a two-time Derby winner and a famous troter
Monuments are erected at the horse breeding plants which are home to famous horses. The frisky stallion Kvadrat is immortalized in the two sculptures in the capital. Let us remember the history of this wonderful racer.
Equine celebration - day of St Florus and Laurus
In Russia, for people associated with horses there are their heavenly patrons - holy martyrs Florus and Laurus. The popularly called "equine" celebration take place on August 31. “Prayed to Florus and Laurus, wait for the good for horses” - a Russian saying goes.
The most beautiful horse chosen in Novosibirsk
In Novosibirsk, on the birthday of the Zoo, visitors chose the most beautiful horse. Pifa, a grey mare, became the one.
How to look after horse tack?
For a sports horse to look good and do not feel any discomfort from tack, you have to look after it. How? Let’s see.
Medieval knights looked completely different from antique horsemen. Dressed in heavy armor, they were unable to move around easily, if not sitting on horseback. A knight needed a respective horse - powerful, quiet, able to hold the weight of the rider in full gear, fast to pursue enemies.
Obedience to the rider
A conditional language of communication between a rider and a horse is called the command when an animal is trained, otherwise it is called impact. Each type of communication corresponds to certain means.
A skeleton of the horse ancestor that lived 6 million years ago found in Crimea
The Crimean archeologists found the remains of a horse that lived more than six million years ago in the clay soil of a beach. The scientists said the animal bones were at a depth of 4 meters and very well preserved. This is the first such discovery in Crimea.
Horse abilities, or how an arab steed learned yoga
Horses are incredibly smart, kind and sympathetic animals. They feel the love shown to them by a horse-owner and they reciprocate. Understanding allows you achieving incredible results. Let us tell you how a resident of Canada after a back injury taught an Arab Steed to do yoga, as well as how a paralyzed German woman, without touching a horse, trained it to do a frieze elements of dressage.