It’s a fine wild essay!

If he had been born in France, and not at the maternity hospital of the “Sœurs de la Miséricorde” in Montreal, on 17 April 1968, we might have been talking about the “sixty-eigth” syndrome to try and explain the incredible career of Éric Lamaze, a gifted modern show jumper. A journey made up of many […]

Updates and developments

The database is progressively enriched with new data sets, processed and integrated in successive batches. The data is in xml-ead and xml-tei format, after a phase of alignment with existing data and enrichment according to authority records (Rameau, VIAF, SUDOC, IdRef, etc.). Here are the main evolutions of the successive versions of the World Horse […]


The future of the horse

Long gone are the sounds of the horse’s mistreatment on city streets. It is hard to imagine today that transportation was done in stagecoaches that ran at a regular average trot at 10 kilometers per hour, or in mail cars that reached at a gallop 18 kilometers per hour. The arrival of the “iron horse”, […]

Cadre Noir de Saumur

French horsemanship, world heritage

In 2011, the French traditional horsemanship was inscribed on the representative list of the intangible heritage of humanity. This file led by the team of horsemen Cadre Noir of the city of Saumur, is the fruit of a work of analysis and synthesis of the methods of horsemanship to find the common denominator of the […]