Percheron horse

Here’s An Inside Look At The Percheron Horse

Until recently, the Percheron horse was the most widely distributed of all draft breeds. Today, it ranks second in registration numbers Origin and Native Home The Percheron horse originated in northwestern France, in the...
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The Secrets to Palomino Horse: Origin,breed

The word palomino correctly implies a horse of a golden color with white, silver, or ivory mane and tail. Originally, Palomino horses weren't considered either a breed or a type, but simply a color....
standardbred horse

Standardbred Horse: Back to Basics

Both the Standardbred and the American Saddle Horse are the result of a Thoroughbred top cross on native mares; both are truly American creations—the former developing as a road horse in the East and...
hackney horse

History of Hackney Horse

The Hackney horse is the most prominent of the five breeds of heavy harness or carriage horses. In fact, except for the Hackney, the other breeds of this type are now practically extinct in...
appaloosa horse

A Guide To Appaloosa Horse

The Appaloosa horse is of particular interest in the northwestern United States because it played a major role in the Indian Wars and in the development of the early-day livestock industry. Origin and Native...
clydesdale horse

Clydesdale Horse Expert Interview

Like all classes and breeds of livestock of Scotch origin—including Ayrshire, Aberdeen-Angus, Galloway, and Highland cattle, and Cheviot and Black-faced Highland sheep—the Clydesdale horse breed is distinctive for style, beauty, and action. Origin and Native...
horsebreeds

Everything You Need To Know About Horse Breeds

The large majority of domestic horse breeds can be divided into three main groups: ponies, heavy or workhorses, and thoroughbreds and other horses used for sporting and recreational purposes. In the horse show and...
american-saddelbred horse

Meet The American Saddlebred Horse

The American saddlebred horse is distinctly an American creation. With at least passable roads in the East, the breeding of harness horses was centered in this area, particularly in the vicinity of New York...
shire horse

Fall In Love With Shire Horse

England originated and developed two breeds of draft horses, the Shire and the Suffolk. Originally, the Shire horse was known by various names, such as the Great Horse, War Horse, Cart Horse, Old English...