LINKS: Horse Breed Associations

AAHA – American Appendix Horse Association ABCHR – American Bashkir Curly Horse Registry ACDHA – American Cream Draft Horse Association AHHS – American Hackney Horse Society AHHA – American Holsteiner Horse Association AIA – American Indian Horse Association AjPHA – American Junior Paint Horse Association AMHA – American Miniature Horse Association AMHA – American Morgan […]

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Welsh Pony and Cob

The original home of the Welsh Mountain pony was in the hills and valleys of Wales. He was there before the Romans. His lot was not an easy one. Winters were severe. Vegetation was sparse. Shelter, most often, was an isolated valley or a clump of bare trees. Yet the Welsh pony managed not only […]

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Types of Warmbloods

Warmbloods are amazing animals. They are some of the most beautiful horses in the world, with a versatility that is unbelievable. Warmbloods, unlike what many people think, are a true breed. All of the studbooks are closed. What this means is only a horse of that breed can be registered in that studbook. The only […]

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Trakehner

The Trakehner is a European warmblood horse of East Prussian origin, the foundation for which was laid at the main stud farm established in Trakehnen, East Prussia in 1732. The breed’s name is derived from this world-famous farm, and the bloodlines can be traced back to this source. At the beginning, the horse was a […]

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Thoroughbred

The term Thoroughbred describes a breed of horse whose ancestry traces back to three foundation sires — the Darley Arabian, the Godolphin Arabian and the Byerly Turk. Named after their respective owners — Thomas Darley, Lord Godolphin and Captain Robert Byerly — these three stallions were brought to England from the Mediterranean Middle East around […]

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Thoroughbreds

Thoroughbreds are known as “America’s Racing Horse”. This breed of horse runs at the race track every single day around the world. History of the Thoroughbred: This breed of horse was originally bred in England due to the English horsemen’s desire to have a fast race horse. There are three that founded this bloodline which […]

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The Sorraia Horse

Endangered in its Homeland and in America The ancestor of the Iberian breeds still exists. Some of America’s mustangs are a zoological treasure and of the same type – they represent a chance to rescue this endangered subspecies. To some, the wild mustangs of the American West are just a nuisance, but to many, they […]

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The Mangalarga Marchador

Brasil, one of the world’s largest countries, with centuries of close political and cultural ties to Portugal and the Iberian peninsula, today boasts the largest population of horses descending directly from Iberian stock. More than 50% of all registered horses in this part of South America still reflect the influence and characteristics of the famous […]

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The Miniature Horse – Not Just A Small Horse!

The American Miniature Horse is a curious, intelligent and delightful breed that has been selectively bred down in size from larger breeds while maintaining as near-perfect conformation as possible. Despite their small size, these horses are not dwarves or runts, but well-proportioned mini horses. Care of the Miniature Horse is nearly the same as that […]

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The Morgan Horse

Justin Morgan was a living legend. In the manner of so many heroes, he began as an unremarkable colt and became the father of an entire breed of horses recognized for quality and dependability. Born in 1789, Justin Morgan started life as a small, rough-coated colt known as "Figure." In 1791, he left his birthplace […]

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