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    The big horse link thread

    I figured this would be helpful, since there's so much equine interest here. Anyone got a site to add to the list?

    General:

    http://www.fmwriters.com/Visionback/...horsesense.htm
    -Hilarious. Frequent writer faux-... um, mistakes.

    http://www.fmwriters.com/Visionback/...orwriters1.htm
    -Another fmwriters article. Nice overview.


    Communication, Equine:

    http://www.fmwriters.com/Visionback/...mehorsecom.htm
    -for writers

    http://www.lifestyleblock.co.nz/arti...munication.htm
    -note- snicker=nicker

    Warfare: (Primarly Medieval or nearly so)

    http://www.worlddressage.com/history.htm
    -History of dressage and some examples of warhorse development...

    http://www.lipizzaner.com/airs.asp
    -Airs above the ground

    http://www.deremilitari.org/resource.../bachrach3.htm
    -Calvary. Note- early medieval horse size is overestimated greatly.

    http://www.deremilitari.org/resource...s/bennett1.htm
    -Regle du Temple- the Knights Templars' monastic constitution (say that three times fast)

    http://www.deremilitari.org/resources/pdfs/dennis1.pdf
    -10/11th century Byzantine calvary tactics

    http://www.deremilitari.org/resources/pdfs/morris.pdf
    -medieval English mounted infantry

    http://www.deremilitari.org/resources/pdfs/gillmor2.pdf
    -essay on stirrups and their use

    Medieval Breeds:

    http://www.horseguild.com/Medieval_Horse_Breeds.php
    -general and specific info, and terms.

    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ho...he_Middle_Ages
    -Wiki on breeds (should this fail, search Wikipedia for Destrier/Courser/Palfrey

    Gaits:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse_gait
    -basic intro, there's a piaffe animation to the right. Also mentions how fast and how long horses can gallop!

    http://www.ahorse4me.com/Horse%20Gai...n%20Motion.htm
    -animation. **if anyone knows a better link, please add it and I'll replace this one**

    Pack mule/horse

    Someone chime in- saw this in the other horse thread somewhere...

    Horse colors and markings

    http://www.equusite.com/articles/bas...csColors.shtml
    -nice site


    Nutrition:

    http://www.fmwriters.com/Visionback/...edinghorse.htm
    -site specific to writers

    Jousting:

    http://www.classicalfencing.com/articles/shock.php
    -great article- read it all!

    -General jousting? link needed...

    Horse sense:

    http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25643
    -Tons of Q&A, and more links!

    Endurance (new)

    http://www.teviscup.org/
    -The Tevis Cup. 100 miles, one day.

    http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/horse...370/49186.html
    -Feeding the endurance horse.

    *More links below* (A handful have been placed on the master list, but the rest require scrolling)
    Last edited by Fenika; 06-08-2009 at 02:15 AM.


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