History

of

Horse Riding and Chariot and Charioting

 

At least from 1500 BC, Iranian pioneered other nations of the world in horse breeding, and organizing horse riding as well as charioting competitions.

And Aryans (the greatest Iranian tribe originated from Indo-European tribes) brought horses and chariots to Iran upon arrival to this land. (Bois, 1996, page 18 and Zarrin Koob, Bois, 1986, page 18 yro 

 

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Aryan chariot rider-early first millennium


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Pewter chariots of Lorestan-first millennium BC


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Aryan chariot rider-mid third millennium BC-National museum of Iran

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chariot riders- Lorestan-early first millennium BC-National museum of Iran


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Linear design-early first millennium chariots-Lorestan

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Linear design-Hasanlou chariot rider-1200 BC  



 

Horse Riding

 

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Mazandaran Horses

 

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Mazandaran horses- Achaemenian era

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Symbolic horses of Marlik cup-Gilan with ancient civilization related to 3000 BC

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Marlic Symbolic Horses; Guilan; with ancient civilization related to 3000 B.C

  

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