The program is dedicated to the Orel trotters.
The host introduces the guests-the Oryol trotter named Litmus and his owner - one of the oldest riders of the Moscow hippodrome, Anton Taraboyev.
Taraboyev talks about the events in which he and Litmus took part.
Guests in the studio - leading researcher of the breeding department of the All-Russian Research Institute of Horse Breeding Gayana Rozhdestvenskaya, vice-president of the Association of trotting horse breeding, master rider of the Moscow Hippodrome Alla Polzunova, chief State Inspector of Russia for breeding in animal husbandry Tengiz G. Japaridze talk about the Oryol trotter as the national pride of Russia, about the history of the creation of the Oryol trotter breed, the merits of Count Alexey Orlov in creating the Oryol trotter breed, the purchase of the horse Smetanka - the founders of the breed, about the advantages of the Oryol trotter breed, about the need to preserve the breed, about the current state of horse breeding in Russia, about the reasons for the decline in this industry, about ways to find funds for the preservation of the Oryol trotter, about various character traits of horses, about the life expectancy of the horse, the production of offspring.
The story of Alexey Orlov.
Newsreel of the first third of the 20th century: cabmen on the streets of Moscow, alternated with photos.
The rider of the Moscow hippodrome Mikhail Kozlov speaks about the current state of affairs at the racetrack, about the need to comply with the rules of handling trotters, compares the Oryol trotter with the American one.
Head of the Department of Horse Breeding of the Moscow Agricultural Academy.
Timiryazeva Boris Kambegov speaks about the need to save and preserve the breed of Oryol trotters, about preventing the crossing of the American trotter with the Oryol.
Director of the Museum of Horse Breeding Gurevich talks about measures to support domestic horse breeding until 1917.
The plot is about a trotter named "Burly".
Fragments of the x / movie "Krepysh".
Sports commentator Lepetukhin talks about the sweepstakes as one of the ways to save horse breeding, used in world practice.
The plot of the Moscow Hippodrome.
Video news: another race at the racetrack.
An employee of the hippodrome talks about horses and jockeys, makes a forecast for the victory of the participants of the races, recalls the fire of 1949, talks about visits to the hippodrome by Budyonny SM.
Newsreel of 1936-1939: Budyonny S. M. next to the trotter-the winner of All-Union competitions.
Spectators at the racetrack.
The host of the TV program "Lucky Chance" Mikhail Marfin speaks about the Orel trotter as a symbol of the TV show.
Fragment of the x / movie "Dead Souls".
Animal technician Vyacheslav Medvedev talks about riding a Russian troika during an equestrian sports festival in the Netherlands.
Budennij Semen Mihajlovich -- warlord
Locations: Moscow