Cryozootech

Clones for Equestrian Sports

Cryozootech soudns like a company for polar-bear encolsures? Or arctic aquariums? Far from it! The french company Cryzootech clones horses. Yes. You heard it right. It clones horses! Especially successfull sport horse’s DNA is popular, because of people hoping for the genetically identical horse to be similar successfull as it’s original. Also offsprigns of the clone are much sought after, since the clone will inherit the same genes as his ancestor. And all of this are not dreams of the future; they first were successfull in 2005, with cloning the two-time endurance worldchampion – arabian stallion Pieraz. Continue reading

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Neat breed!: American Quarter Horse

Star on the Western Sky

Quarter Horse It’s the western riding horse per se and with it’s 5,5 Billion registered horses the world’s most widespread breed. The American Quarter Horse, as its full name is, combines the abilities of many breeds. Thanks to his strong nerves it became popular as a sport, work and leisure horse in the whole world. But let’s start at the beginning… Continue reading

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Count of Landsberg-Velen †

A life in horse sport

Always engaged, always with heart and soul, and not just in equestrian sports. Sun was known Dieter Graf von Landsberg-Velen until his death in the early hours of the 15th April 2012, where he fell asleep peacefully. What he leaves behind is a gap. One for his family, the other for the equestrian world, the city Balve, the Region South Westphalia and one might think for the whole world. He died at the age of 86. Continue reading

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Kontrastprogramm

Horse Art of the Month 2 / 2012

It’s again snow, that makes a picture special, which has become Equine Blog’s Horse Art of the Month. Verena Hellmund created this very special mood with enhancing the frost with an excellent set focus which makes you nearly hear the ice-crystals clink on the mouth of the young Arabic mare Saba. Her attentive look and the way the photographer placed her on the left side of the picture, also causes a great feeling of movement and tension.

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A Fairy-Tale becomes true

living horsemanship

Three years ago, Tina, aged 20, from Germany, rescued an old mare from the butcher and gave her a new live. From that day on it was the love to her horse that made a story come true, which is much like a story from a child’s book. Now she told Equine Blog her story.
Tina learned to ride as a little child and mainly practices classical english riding, though she thinks westernriding is more comfortable and easy. But therefore she hasn’t got the right horse. Her mare is already 24 years old and not used for riding anymore. In spite of that she cares for her and gave her a new home. Continue reading

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