Equine Breeds

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Equine Breeds
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descriptions, and general information on some equine breeds
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  1. Appaloosa coats patterns
    • Blanket, marble, leopard, snowflake, and Frost.
    • Hot blooded
  2. Foundation of many breeds of horse, desert horse, and have less vertebrae than other breeds
    Arabians
  3. This horse is a gaited horse and does slow, and rack gait. Typically keep hooves longer.
    American saddlebred
  4. Descended from one horse, versitile, typically black, bay & brown
    Morgan
  5. Fastest breed, long and perfectly proportioned
    Thoroughbred
  6. This horse has 3 gaits, flat walk, running walk, and canter. Very good natured
    Tennessee Walking Horse
  7. Most popular breed in the world. Got its name for its speed in the quarter mile
    Quater Horse
  8. Originated in the Netherlands
    Always black
    Old breed, documented in the 16th century
    Friesian
  9. Europe's "finest" warmblood
    Hunter, jumper, and dressage
    Trakehener
  10. Originated in northern Germany
    Used in Hunting, dressage, and 3-day eventing, occassionally driving
    Hanoverian
  11. Heavier than Hanoverian, one of Germany's oldest breeds
    Holsteiner
  12. Colors usually black, brown, or gray, but can be any color. Used in english riding
    Oldenburg
  13. This horse is associated with Vienna's Spanish Riding school. White.gray in color
    Lipizzan/Lipizzaner
  14. Draft breed, lighter than Shire, bred for agricultural work
    Normally cow-hocked
    Clydesdale
  15. Most popular heavy breed
    Influenced by Arabian
    Percheron
  16. Very popular draft breed in England
    Heaviest of Draft breeds
    Heavy feathering
    Shire
  17. High stepping pony
    Typically seen driving
    Hackney Pony
  18. May be oldest breed in Britian
    Worked the coal mines in the 1800's
    Shaggy coat, strong, docile, and gentle
    Shetland
  19. Very pronounced dorsal stripe, and zebra barred legs
    Norweigian Ford
  20. Used for many equestrian competitive disciplines, including showing, jumping and driving, as well as for pleasure riding, trekking and trail riding The smaller types are popular children's ponies
    Welsh
  21. Spotted like an Appaloosa
    Striped Hooves
    Molted skin around nostrils
    Sclera seen around eyes
    Good Children's pony
    Pony of the Americas (POA)
  22. Can be no larger than 34"
    Usually affectionate
    Used for many types of performance classes
    Miniature
  23. Last remaining of wild species of horse
    Dun, with light muzzle
    Eel stripe, zebra legs, no forelock
    66 chromosomes
    Pqzewalski Horse

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