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    ტურის წევრების რაოდენობა 7; მარშრუტის სირთულე - მარტივი; მარშრუტის სიგრძე - 50 კმ; ხანგრძლივობა - 2 დღე

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    2022-04-25

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    Historic equestrian trails in Georgia
    The trail follows a forested ridge and rises 1300 meters above the starting point. Some sections of the trail were covered with thornbushes, making it difficult for horses to cross, so we had to clean them by hand.

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    2022-04-19

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    საცხენოსნო ტურები ერთ სივრცეში - horsetours.ge-მ GITA-ს ₾30 000-იანი გრანტი მოიპოვა

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    2022-04-19

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    Tusheti Adventure Horseback Riding Tour
    The path from the pass leads to the ridge. When you gallop a horse on a mountain ridge and look at the whole Tusheti from above, you become a part of pristine nature, where you want to return many more times.

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    2022-04-19

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    Two mountainous region connection trail
    The beautiful views from the pass unfolded on both sides. After taking memorable photos, we started the descent, and 3 hours after we arrived at the campsite. 

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    2022-04-19

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    Horse riding tour experience in Caucasus
    The trail follows the slope of a mountain covered with beautiful pine trees and goes up to the pass, from where marvelous views overlook the 3 valleys of Tusheti.

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    2022-04-15

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    Body language of a horse
    Horses do not really utter words, but with their distinctive body language it is very easy to speak to them.

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    2021-12-23

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    What you should know about horses
    If you are riding a horse and the rider is coming behind you, you should pay attention to the horse's ears, because if the back rider come close to you, a distance that might cause your horse discomfort is expected to kick him in the back, often it ends injuring the rider.

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    2021-12-21

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    The history of the horse
    The history of the horse starts 60 million years ago in the territory of north America. The ancestor of the horse of that time - Protorohippus - weighed only 10 kilograms and had fingers instead of hooves on its limbs. Four toes on the front feet and three toes on the back. This was due to the climate of that time. 60 million years ago in the north the American territory was covered with forests and various vegetation. Climate change over time has also affected the evolution of the horse, strengthening the soil and depleting it, leading to healing of the fingers on the horse's limbs and the formation of hooves. As a result of environmental conditions the limbs developed, increased strength and agility. This was caused not only by climate change but also to protect itself from predators. The subject of research is still the appearance of the horse on the Eurasian and African continents, it must have happened 1 - 2.5 million years ago. Scientists suggest that during this period Alaska and the territory of present-day Russia were connected by land. It was this route that horses took to cross the Asian continent and then spread to Europe and Africa. The reason for this was to be the beginning of a great glaciation in one version. Even 10,000 years ago, like many other mammals, horses became extinct in the Northeast on the territory of America. About 4500 years ago man first domesticated the horse, which eventually changed the world and made it smaller. With horse domestication the movement time decreased, the farm began to develop, the wars became bigger and more brutal. Even during Ist World War, the horse was still actively used as a transport-pulling force. We can say that the relationship between man and horse, which started 4500 years ago, was very closely related until the middle of the 20th century, when the development of engine and agricultural technology reduced the role of the horse and its involvement in human daily activities. The ancestor of the modern horse is considered to be the "Przewalski horse", the only surviving wild horse that has not been domesticated. The Russian military officer and geographer of Polish descent, later Major-General Nikolai Przewalski (1839-1889) discovered this breed in 1879 in Central Asia, Mongolia, after which it was named "Przewalski's Horse". Its numbers reached a critical level in the 1960s, after which it was decided to protect and care for its reproduction. If in 1945 their number was only 13 units, by 2014 their number had already reached 388. Today’s horses and their related animals, donkey and zebra are united in the Equus group.

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    2021-12-16

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