What You Reckon, A Therapist You'd Happily Visit?

Horse wisdom is the best sort of advice, so this illustration of "What you reckon, a therapist you'd happily visit?" with its comical horse therapist is a cute take on a truthful relationship. The drawing shows therapeutic riding, hippotherapy and cuddles as services, not a bad idea, don't you think?

This is a site dedicated to Baroque horses all over the world. This great horse inspired site has all sorts of horse related photos and bits of horse wisdom and sayings, some of the best sayings you will see. The term baroque horse describes a group of horse breeds, usually descended from and retaining the distinctive characteristics of a particular type of horse that rose to prominence in Europe during the Baroque era, after significant development of the breed throughout the Middle Ages. It describes the type of agile but strong bodied descendants of horses in the Middle Ages such as the destrier. Specific ancestors of this type include the Neapolitan horse, and the Iberian horse of Barb ancestry known in the Middle Ages as the Spanish Jennet. They are characterized by powerful hindquarters, a muscular, arched neck, a straight or slightly convex profile, and usually a full, thick mane and tail. These beautiful horses are particularly well suited for the haute ecole discipline of the classical dressage.

The horse has evolved over the past 45 to 55 million years from a small multi toed creature into the large, single toed animal of today. Humans began to domesticate horses around 4000 BC, and it is believed that their domestication would of become widespread by 3000 BC.Horses and humans interact in a wide variety of sport competitions and noncompetitive recreational pursuits, they also work in a variety of activities such as police work, agriculture, entertainment, and therapy. Historically horses have been used in warfare, from which a wide variety of riding and driving techniques developed, using many different styles of equipment and methods of control. Humans provide domesticated horses with food, water and shelter, as well as attention from specialists such as veterinarians and farriers.

A horses' anatomy allows them to make use of speed to escape predators and they also have a well developed sense of balance and a strong fight or flight response. This need to flee from predators in the wild is an unusual trait, along with horses being able to sleep both standing up and lying down. Female horses, also called mares, carry their young for approximately 11 months, and a young horse, called a foal, can stand and run shortly following birth. Most domesticated horses begin training under saddle or in harness between the ages of two and four. They reach full adult development by age five, and have an average lifespan of between 25 and 30 years.

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