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Three-year-old bay American Standardbred driven by owner in his racing colors Elegant dressage Classical riding shows the horse at its peak of fitness and its obedience to its rider, and it reached its height of popularity in the 1700s. In modern advanced dressage competitions, marks out of ten are given for excellence. One of the most difficult movements (shown here) is piaffe, in which the horse maintains the beat of a slow, elevated trot without moving forward. For centuries, horsehair from the horse’s tail has been used for stringing bows of musical instruments, such as the cello The hunters return Hunting from horseback has been carried out since the time of the Assyrians, ca.

1840 Plumes made of ostrich feathers Driver dressed in dark mourning suit Regency rake about town In English spa towns in the early part of the 1800s, young gentlemen would dash around town driving their latest status symbol, such as this convertible model —an elegant sporting phaeton driven with the top up or down. Coffin Engraved glass sides Splinter bar to which traces are attached Pair of black Welsh Cobs, in black and silver harness, pulling funeral hearse, made in England, ca. 1850 Rubber-wheeled dairy wagon, made in England, ca.

For 800 years these ponies lived wild there, but in the 19th century, attempts were made to improve them by bringing in stallions of other breeds. 54–55). Gray coat is black skin, with a mixture of white and black hairs, as in this Connemara pony from Ireland Horses from around the world The different breeds of horse are often divided by breeders into three types. First are “hotbloods,” or “fullbloods”—the Arab and Thoroughbred breeds. These horses have the same blood temperature as other breeds so they really do not have “hot blood,” but are given this name because they are descended Dapple-gray occurs from the Arab and Barb breeds from the hot countries when dark gray hairs form rings on a gray of North Africa and the Middle East.

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