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Jewel made entirely by hand by the Italian craftsman Gianmarco Fontana. Ring made of 925 Silver, which is part of the "ANIMAL'S HUGS" collection depicting a horse.

The domestic horse (Equus ferus caballus Linnaeus, 1758) is a medium-large sized mammal belonging to the order of the Perissodactyls, suborder of the Hippomorphs, the only one of the Equidae family, genus Equus, species Equus ferus, subspecies Equus ferus caballus.

The evolution of the horse began 55 to 45 million years ago and has led from the small multi-toed Hyracotherium to today's large animal, which has only one finger left. Humans began domesticating horses later than other animals, around 5,000 BC. in the eastern steppes of Asia (the tarpan), while in Europe it began to be domesticated no earlier than the third millennium BC.Horses of the caballus species are all domesticated, although some of these live in the wild as wild horses, different from wild horses which, on the other hand, have never been domesticated.
A 2018 study from the University of Kansas revealed that even Przewalski's horses, previously believed to be the last remaining wild horses, are actually the feral descendants of horses that had already been domesticated 5,500 years ago in the north of present-day Kazakhstan by the people. Botai. The horse has accompanied and accompanies man in a considerable variety of purposes: recreational, sports, work and police, war, agricultural, recreational and therapeutic. All these activities have generated various ways of riding and guiding horses using the most appropriate harness each time. Humans also get meat, milk, bones, skin and hair from the horse, as well as urine and blood extracts for pharmaceutical purposes.