Hourly horseback riding and field tours in the park Strandja
Hotel Tsarevo South Byich pleased to offer a place where people can enjoy the horses. Riding, training, introduction to the wonderful world of horses in their natural environment surrounded by beautiful people. Beach, forest, lake, park Strandja field represent the beauty of Bulgarian nature. An attractive attraction in which you will learn about different breeds of horses, their lifestyle and nature. And you want to experience the feeling of our childhood dream come true.
The horse was not known to the Egyptians. He appeared to them after their warfare in Asia came from Hicks. After vladelchestvoto of Hicks Egyptians bring in troops and cavalry battle chariots. At that time the Egyptian pharaohs and noble Egyptians started dealing with riding and horses used not only for war but also to visit the festivities and hunting.
Assyrian-Babylonian army consisted of cavalry and war chariots, but depicted on monuments riders judge that than war horse was used and peaceful life.
Data for the Persian people are richer. The Greek historians Herodotus and Xenophon suggest that the Persians taught their children to shoot a bow, to ride and to speak the truth. Persian army consisted mainly of cavalry, which was completed only by the rich and noble Persians. At that time the main roads in Persia mail was carried about horse couriers. Xenophon mentions that the best rider at that time was considered very Persian King Cyrus.
According Megasten military caste of ancient India was concerned with riding, in addition men are ridden for pleasure and women of noble castes.
To mount the horse is not mentioned in historical monuments of ancient China, and in Hebrews is the only horse at the time of King Solomon, where it was used in team assignments. At Arab horse also came later, but honor makes him an integral member of the Arab family.
In the countries of East Old horse was first domesticated on the team used to work in parallel, and began its use for riding. Typical is that riding in these countries appears first as a vehicle for military schooling of kings and noble classes, and secondly as a means of entertainment. Doing it by the poor and landless was impossible and unacceptable.
In the middle of V century BC rich young Athenians riding was a favorite exercise. Equestrian training began 15 to 20 years of age. Getting information on horse racing chariots meet in the 23rd song of Homer's Iliad. These competitions are held in the open field. These locations were later called hipodromi. The most interesting descriptions of racing chariots except Homer left by Sophocles, and Xenophon. Their descriptions are already talking about the quality of horses and the skill of the player. Cult of horse racing in particular, was very high. The best horses were owned only noble rich classes who participated in the competitions. Riding teacher was called Hipparchus. These specialists are trained athletes and horses and gradually riding and equestrian competitions evolved into art. The Greeks knew only two races - race chariots and horse racing. Chariot race was pioneered in the XXV Olympiad (680 BC). The ride did was put in XXXIII Olympiad. At that time the saddles were not yet known and the horses were ridden by bare back. In horse races unless men and women participated.
The Roman army consisted of cavalry and infantry. Served in the cavalry richest. At the end of II century AD, during the reign of Augustus, the establishment of the empire horsemen come closest to the emperor. This proximity of the horsemen to the emperor gives impetus to the development of equestrian sport.
Frequent wars decompose the Roman Empire. During this decline, the invasion of Christianity condemns the old gods in honor of the games which were held and ordered Européenne chariots which take many casualties. He began the decline of equestrianism.
To 5 century AD appeared malleable horses and was invented lenchikat the saddle, stirrups attached to that. In the Middle Ages development is still riding the knights, it was the first of the seven knightly skill. Knight close with the words: ... Here's a noble horse to be your assistant in your glorious exploits.
Cavalry moved entirely infantry. Public events consisted of knights in tournaments and carousels. To participate in tournaments admitting only knights who possessed good horses and ammunition, and were of noble origin. In this heyday of riding started to ride and women of feudal lords, and went hunting and hiking.
In the XVI century in Italy revived equestrian art. Opened the first Riding School in Naples, and later such schools are found in France, England, Germany and other countries. Since that time, noteworthy names of many riding teachers: Fiashi, grison, Pinyateli, Plyuvinel, Nyukestal and others. At that time dressage horse was still rough and violent. Ancestor of equestrian art, such as is almost today, should be considered de la Gernier, who in his essay Riding bible pushing almost all riding principles enshrined today.
In the XIX and XX Century equestrian art reached its zenith. The training method is now developing a flexible and sturdy seat, then began training in the management of the horse.