quarter horse

Interesting Facts I Bet You Never Knew About Quarter Horse

The American Quarter Horse is the most popular breed of horse in the world, and with good reason. The Quarter Horse is strong, sure-footed, and even-tempered. It is a superb animal athlete and can...
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...
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...

Arabian Horse: Lessons From The Pro

Horse lovers know that the Arabian horse is the best of all light horse breeds for general saddle use or riding. At present, there are probably not more than 70,000 purebred Arabian horses in...
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...
morgan horse

What Makes a Morgan Horse So Special?

The Morgan horse has been known as the first family of American horses. The early development of the breed took place in the New England states, thus giving the eastern section of the country...
pinto-horse

Meet The Pinto Horse; Origin and History

The word pinto refers to a marked or spotted horse, a description first applied to the spotted descendants of the horses of the Spanish conquerors. Sometimes, though less correctly, animals of this color are...
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...
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...