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  • Was bucephalus blind in one eye
  • Great horse trainers in the romman days

 
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    01-01-2009, 03:25 PM
  #11
Zab
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Solon    
Bucephalus was 30 when he died and with Alexander was an example of a great bond between horse and horseman. The Roman cavalry did similar Natural Horsemanship things that are being done today. Without all the gadgets.

I think the trainers back then would have laughed. Because back then it was common sense and listening to the horse. Not games and DVD's. Xenophon is a great read.
Yeah, but I find it funny that he had to put a noseband on the horse when he lead it, to avoid being bitten.. :P
     
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    01-04-2009, 05:22 PM
  #12
Green Broke
Warhorse is a warhorse I guess.
     
    01-06-2009, 06:52 PM
  #13
Chat Moderator
No ma'am they ain't warhorse is a huge type of study, and there are as many varies of them as they are of modern english and western styles.
     
    01-08-2009, 03:13 PM
  #14
Green Broke
I have no idea what you are trying to say.
     
    01-08-2009, 03:44 PM
  #15
Yearling
I told this story like 2 weeks ago on here.
     
    01-08-2009, 07:26 PM
  #16
Chat Moderator
Differents types of warhorse horse are trained differently.
     
    01-08-2009, 08:59 PM
  #17
Green Broke
Well obviously they are trained differently - as is any horse in any given discipline. But they are still a warhorse - that was my point. Reiners and/or jumpers aren't trained the same in a lot of cases but they are still reiners/jumpers.
     
    01-09-2009, 07:05 PM
  #18
Started
I think Bucephas came back in this life and his name is Major and he's living in my pasture lol.....he's scared of his own shadow too! Good story spyder...thanks!
     
    02-07-2009, 12:05 AM
  #19
Foal
I have a book called I Am The Great Horse and its from the point of view of bucephelas from the time he met Alexander to the time he died. It says that he was blind in one eye.
     

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