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 timeless book of Max. E. Ammann

Regretting the continuation … The confinement linked to Covid 19 will have stopped the exercise of equestrian sports, whatever the disciplines developed and controlled by the IEF (International Equestrian Federation) for several months. An opportunity to get closer to what they were, to go back in time to the origin, that is, from the Dublin […]

Karl Krall et ses chevaux savants

Trained horses

Can a horse learn to read and count? Can another consciously pick up a hat at the request of its rider? In the 17th century, Mauraco and his horseman Pietro were burned in a public square as a result of such a demonstration. Two centuries later, another horse called public attention in a fortunately less […]