Day archives: July 18th, 2018

Horse Breeding in Armenia

Horse Breeding in Armenia

Armenia has been a renowned land of horse breeding from times immemorial. In fact, the Armenians have been one of the first to develop the chariot. Iron Age frescos scattered throughout the Armenian Highlands testify to the richness of the horse-breeding practice in ancient Armenia. According to Strabo, ancient Persians had even collected Armenian horses …