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Horses in general
For a long time used the horse, especially in Europe not as a riding horse, but only as a draft animal. The cavalry was in the Asian and Arab countries spread much earlier. When Europe was the idea to use horses as mounts, were for the most part strong, now cold blood type similar to horses.
The breeding of a big, strong horse was standing with respect to the knighthood in the foreground. The horse had to be strong enough to carry a knight in full armor can. Not infrequently, the horses had to carry even his own defense. With the advance of Asian and Arab peoples in central Europe, came with a much lighter type of horse, the decisive influence on the further development of the riding horses.
The crossing of the lighter breeds, such as Arab or Berber, has produced a much lighter, nimble horses. Especially after the horse lost as a workhorse in importance, the demand for a horse for sport purposes.
Modern riding horses and sport horses from crosses of native heavy horse breeds Arabian and English thoroughbreds also arose later. The cross with Thoroughbreds were sometimes carried so far that were almost in Vollblutyp standing horses that were very difficult to use only as a riding horse.
Especially young girls want to be riding horses to take care of them and to deal with this ride. Riding horses produce a magical attraction to these young girls. But not only young girls want to be riding horses, many adults ride itself really love. Since no one can keep a horse just like in the city or town, there are horse farms where you can put under saddle horses.
If there are specialized horse farms, it is also not as expensive horses placed under. But still it is not everyone can afford. In addition, horses are not just out riding. They must also be maintained. After the ride, they must be wiped dry. They need attention. For the horses it is also very important that they are protected in a clean box from the wind.
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