Equestrian sports

Fischer 1592-1599 | Michel 1740-1747 | Scott 1474-1481 | Year of issue 1967 | People's Republic of Poland

Equestrian sports and 150 years of horse breeding in Janów Podlaski.

1592
1593
Dressage
Horse race

1594
1595
Show jumping
Cross-country equestrian jumping

1596
1597
Trot
Polo

1598
1599
Stallion "Ophir"
Stallion "Skowronek" (Lark)

Translations

Jeżdziectwo = Equestrian sports.
Ujeżdżenie = Breaking in (Teaching young horses to obey).
Wyścigi płaskie = Flat races (Racing on flat ground with no jumps).
Skoki = Show-jumps (Racing on flat ground with jumps).
Cross (=English) meaning: cross-country equestrian jumping.
Wyścigi kłusaków = Trot races (A trot is a fairly quick movement of a horse in which a front foot and the opposite back foot move as a pair).
Polo (=English).
Og(ier) Ofir = Stallion Ophir.
Og(ier) Skowronek = Stallion Lark.
Janów Podlaski 1817-1967 = Janów Podlaski 1817-1967.

Glossary

Janów Podlaski is a town in East-Poland near the Belarus border with Poland's most famous stud farm, specialising in the rearing of thoroughbred Arab horses. It was established by Czar Alexander I in 1817.
A stallion is an ungelded male horse after reaching the age of sexual maturity, usually between two and three years of age who can be used for breeding.

Resources

The official web page of Janów Podlaski Stud (www.janow.arabians.pl)
Equestrianism
Horse

Dressage
Horse racing
Show jumping
Cross-country equestrian jumping
Trot
Polo

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