Monday, September 27, 2010

History of Animals in Sports

Animals have been used in sports since the days of the Ancient Greeks and Romans who used horses for chariot races. Since then, humans have used animals in all kinds of sporting
pastimes, such as equestrian (horse jumping), polo, bull fighting and even camel racing!
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Tropical rainforest animals

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Domesticated Animals in Sports

The only animals used in major sports today are domesticated ones: horses, bovines (calves, bulls, and steers), dogs, and cocks. Horses are the most versatile sporting animal, participating on a large scale in sports besides racing and rodeos. . However, none of these sports are performed by horses alone. All of them include humans, who ride the horses, run alongside them, or are pulled behind in carts.
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Land Animals