Category: Breed profiles

Breed profiles

Abaco Barb

Abaco Barb Profile: The rare Abaco Barb, which is in great danger of extinction, is believed to have descended from…

12 years ago

The Miniature Horse

The Miniature Horse Profile: The Miniature Horse traces its history back to the 17th century in Europe, when oddities and…

12 years ago

The New Forest Pony

The New Forest Pony Profile: In England, near the coast in southwest Hampshire, lies the beautiful New Forest. The New…

12 years ago

The Oldenburg

The Oldenburg Profile:The Oldenburg was created in the 17th Century through the endeavors of Count Johann XVI von Oldenburg and…

12 years ago

The Przewalski Horse

The Przewalski Horse Profile:The three primitive horses considered to be the foundation of all domestic horses, the Forest Horse, the…

12 years ago

The Shetland Pony

The Shetland Pony Profile:Off the coast of Scotland lie the Shetland Islands, native habitat of the smallest pony in Britain:…

12 years ago

The Shire

The Shire Profile:The Shire is the most popular draft horse in the United Kingdom. The Shire made its first appearance…

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The Standardbred

The Standardbred Profile:In 1849 Hambletonian 10, the foundation sire of the American Standardbred was born. His offspring went on to…

12 years ago

The Suffolk Punch

The Suffolk Punch Profile:The Suffolk Punch is the oldest of Great Britain’s heavy breeds, dating back to at least the…

12 years ago

The Thoroughbred

The Thoroughbred Profile:Throughout equine history few breeds have impacted the horse world quite like the Thoroughbred. Three foundation sires, the…

12 years ago