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  List of horse accidents - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of people and fictional characters who had severe injuries, or died from accidents related with horses.
Afonso I, king of Portugal (1109-1185), was severely injured in a fall from a horse in 1167 during a battle; he was captured and as ransom, Portugal had to surrender to Castile all conquests made in Galicia in the previous years; they were never again recovered.
September 9, 1488 from a horse riding accident; the long term result was the annexation of Brittany by France, since his heiress, daughter Anne of Brittany was forced into marriage with French King.
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 Horse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Horses have long been one of the most economically important domesticated animals, and have played an important role in the transport of people and cargo for thousands of years.
All horses move naturally with four basic gaits; these are referred to as the walk, the trot/jog, the canter/lope ("canter" in English riding, "lope" in Western), and the gallop.
Horses that usually are galloped in a straight line need to be caused to alternate leads so that they do not suffer a muscular imbalance and subsequent difficulty making turns in one direction or the other.
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 Horse - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Speed is not important, but total control of the horse is. The horses have to move sideways, make 90 degree turns while moving backwards, a fence has to be opened and/or closed while mounted, and more such maneuvers relevant to everyday ranch or trail riding tasks are demonstrated.
Many horse owners are interested in the well being and welfare of horses, and are allied with animal rights advocates and animal welfare advocates in believing that genuine abuse of horses should end.
The common European practice and tradition of saddling and mounting the horse from the lefthand side is often said to originate from the need to avoid inadvertantly striking the horse with a carried sword in the process.
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 ipedia.com: Horse Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Horse was commonly eaten in many countries in pre-Christian Europe, but not in Islamic or Jewish countries, since under Mosaic Law, horse meat is unclean because the horse is not cloven-hoofed or cud-chewing.
Horses are usually distinguished from ponies purely according to size: a horse stands 14.2 hh (58 inches, 1.47 meters) or higher, a pony is an adult equine less than 14.2 hh.
The Arabian horses, whether originating on the Arabian peninsula or from the European studs (breeding establishments) of the 18th and 19th century, are termed "hotbloods", for their fiery temperaments.
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Several populations of feral horses exist, including those in the West of the United States (often called "mustangs") and in parts of Australia (called "brumbies") and in New Zealand called "Kaimanawa horses".
The Arabian horses, whether originating on the Arabian peninsula or from the European studs (breeding establishments) of the 18th and 19th centuries, gained the title of "hotbloods", for their fiery temperaments.
For roping calves, the horse learns to pull back against the calf, which falls to the ground, while the cowboy dismounts and ties the calf's feet together so that he can be brand it, treat it for disease, and so on.
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 Horse : search word   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For other meanings of horse, see Horse (disambiguation).'' The Horse (''Equus caballus'') is a large ungulate mammal, one of the seven modern species of the genus Equus.
Horses graze in a field near London, England An alpha mare dictates the direction in which a family herd travels, while the stallion brings up the rear, "herding" his family.
horses Horses exhibit a diverse array of coat colors and distinctive markings, and a specialized vocabulary has evolved to describe them.
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 Poobi Web Resources Off A Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The singer was taken to a London hospital after falling off a horse, cracking three ribs and breaking a hand and collarbone while celebrating her birthday with her family.
The horse involved in the incident was not harmed...
While she was riding around on a horse on August 16, 2005, celebrating her birthday, Madonna fell off a horse, which resulted in her cracking...
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