🐎 The Przewalski Horse Breed

The Przewalski horse, or takhi, is the only surviving species of “wild” horse (the American Mustang is genetically identical to the domestic horse, so it is not considered a true “wild” horse). Though the Przewalski horse has been known for centuries by the people who live on the grasslands of central Asia, it bears the …

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🐎 The Zorse Horse Breed

Equine hybrids have been coexisting with human beings for centuries, with the most common domesticated hybrid being, of course, the mule. Mules are a cross between two domestic species of equine, the horse and the donkey. But all equines are genetically compatible with one another, and with this in mind it was really only a …

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🐎 The Thoroughbred Horse Breed

Breed Description The Thoroughbred is the most popular racing breed in the world. Average Height Thoroughbreds are on average between 16-17 hands tall. Colors Bay Chestnut Grey Black Roan Conformation Refined head, intelligent eyes, and a slightly longer than average neck. Thoroughbreds should show depth through the girth, the shoulders should be well-sloped and the …

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🐎 The Standardbred Horse Breed

Breed Description The Standardbred is perhaps best known in the sport of harness racing. In harness racing, Standardbred racing is contested on two gaits, the trot and the pace. Trotters move with a diagonal gait; the left front and right rear legs move in unison, as do the right front and left rear. It requires …

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🐎 The Quarter Horse Breed

Average Height The Quarter Horse has an average height between 14.3 – 16 hands. Colors Bay Black Brown Dun Chestnut Cremello Buckskin Palomino Grullo Sorrel Grey Roan Conformation The Quarter Horse is a stocky, broad chested breed with well-muscled hindquarters and a compact body. The head should be short and wide and the eyes wide-set. …

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🐎 The Pony of the Americas Breed

Breed Description This breed of ponies must have Appaloosa color & characteristics to become permanently registered. They must also be 46-56 inches in height at 5 years of age. POAs look, act and perform like small stock-type horses. They are recognized and referred to as “The Pony For Youth”. Average Height: The Pony of the …

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🐎 The Percheron Horse Breed

Average Height The Percheron is, on average, somewhere between 15.2 – 17 hands tall. Colors Grey or black. Conformation The Percheron is characterized by a square forehead, long ears, and a straight profile. Percherons have long, heavy necks, a broad chest, prominent withers, a short back, heavy muscles in the lower thigh, and a deep …

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🐎 The Paso Fino Horse Breed

Breed Description Today’s Paso Fino reflects its Spanish heritage through its proud carriage, elegance, and natural four-beat gait. When most people first see a Paso Fino, they are impressed by its noble appearance. Withy its beautifully flowing, luxurious mane and tall, full forelock and athletic balance, it gives an immediate impression of power and grace. …

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🐎 The Norwegian Fjord Horse Breed

Average Height The Norwegian Fjord horse is typically between 13.2 – 14.2 hands tall. Colors Brown dun Occasionally red dun Grey White Uls dun Yellow dun Conformation Fjords are almost always brown dun in color. These horses retain the “primitive” markings of their wild ancestors: a black dorsal stripe that runs from the forelock to …

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🐎 The North American Curly Horse Breed

Breed Description Curlies have curly hair coats (like a poodle), including curly ear and fetlock hair year-round. Many people allergic to straight horses are not allergic to Curlies. Average Height The North American Curly horse is usually somewhere around 14.2 hands tall. Colors Bay Black Buckskin Champagne Chestnut Cremello Dun Grey Grullo Palomino Perlino Pinto …

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