Horse Breeds

Horse Breeds

Budenny Horse


The Budenny horse is relatively new to the equine world, first created in the 1920s by Bolshevik horse breeder Marshall Semyon Budyonny. Budyonny was a commander who sought to create a breed of horse that would be capable of participating in battle, which

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Camargue Horse


The Camargue horse is an ancient, semi-feral breed of horse native to the wetlands at the mouth of the Rhone River region of France. They are named for this area of France also known as the Camargue. These horses are extremely hardy and have been making t

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Canadian Horse


The Canadian Horse is relatively rare at present, having been brought back from near-extinction. It is likely there are only about 6,000 of the breed worldwide. This very distinct breed, believed to be of Breton, Norman and Andalusian origin, was first se

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Carthusian Horse


The Carthusian horse, or Cartujano, is the purest form of the Andalusian breed. It is also considered the oldest branch of Andalusians, making it a very prestigious horse to own. With one of the oldest stud books in the world, these horses' roots can be t

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The CASPIAN horse is maybe the most fascinating of the world's ancient horse breeds. It represents a uniquely important link between the early forms of Equus and the hot blooded "desert" or "plateau" horses from which the modern light horses have evolved

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Chilean Horse


The Chilean Horse is a brave and attractive horse with a compelling history. It is the oldest breed in South America and the first breed of stock horse to be on a registry in the Western Hemisphere. It is known in Chile as "Caballo Chileno."

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Cleveland Bay Horse


The beautiful, strong Cleveland Bay horse is one of the oldest indigenous breeds found in Great Britain. These warm blood originated in in the Cleveland district of Yorkshire and were developed from the Chapman horse. "Chapmen" were peddlers who roamed th

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Clydesdale Horse


The CLYDESDALE was first developed around 250 years ago, in the Clyde Valley, Scotland and is one of the best known heavy horses. The breed was founded between 1715 and 1720, when the 6th Duke of Hamilton imported Flemish horses to improve and increase th

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Comtois Horse


The Comtois is a very ancient breed of horse. It is believed that they originated in the fourth century from German that was imported. It is also thought that their appearance is very similar to the foundations of the breed, and that they have not chang

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Connemara Pony


The Connemara Pony is an amazing and well loved little equine specimen. This breed can be found all over the world, winning hearts with its ability to do almost anything with a kind and loving disposition. They not only please the eye but have a nice, bal

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Criollo Horse


The Criollo is an extremely hardy animal. It originated in Argentina in the 16th century. They are a tough, stocky and enduring horse, widely prized for their ability to withstand great amounts of riding and work. They have found a large following outside

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The CZECHOSLOVAKIAN WARMBLOOD has been bred mainly for modern competition. It is sometimes referred to as a "Czechoslovakian Half-Bred", but in reality it is a horse produced from a reasonably judicious, if very wide-ranging, mix of the Central European b

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Dartmoor and Exmoor Ponies


The Dartmoor and Exmoor ponies are both well loved breeds native to England. Theyare very hardy and easy to keep with kind temperaments that make them both excellent pets and children's ponies. While the Dartmoor has had a more rocky past and faced near e

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Don Horse


The Don horse is native to Russia and has roots dating back to the 18th century, when horses were released into the plains near the Don River. These horses naturally mated with wild horses in Southern Russia and were later crossbred with Arab and Thorough

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Dutch Warmblood


The Dutch Warmblood is a horse of international repute, perfected in a comparatively short space of time. In essence, the Dutch Warmblood is an outstanding example of how existing but largely redundant stock can be adapted and improved by selective breed

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Eriksay Pony


The Eriksay pony is a lovable breed of Scottish pony that was, until recently, on the brink of extinction. They are a very kind and loving pony, and many enthusiasts of the breed have found a wonderful and willing partner in them. They love humans, and

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Falabella and American Shetland


Small horses are most often the product of environment, where the harsh climatic conditions combined with the low availability of feed contributes to their small stature. However, with a knowledge of genetics, it is also possible to breed specifically for

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Fell Pony and Dales Pony


The Fell and Dales ponies are both native English breeds. They are very similar and thought to have the same origins, and are geographical neighbors. They are both well loved by their owners, and are very useful and versatile.

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Fjord horse


The Fjord Horse is believed to be a very old breed which has been used for centuries in the Scandinavian countries.

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Fjord Pony


The Fjord pony is an extremely primitive breed of pony and is considered to be one of the original ancestors of all modern European draft horse breeds. It is from the country of Norway, where it has been roaming for thousands of years. The breed has had a

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Fleuve horse


The Fleuve Horse is a light horse breed that was developed in the Senegal area of Western Africa by crossing by crossing Barb horses with a local pony breed

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Florida Cracker Horse


The Florida Cracker horse is the state's official horse. It is a gaited cow-pony of Spanish blood which played a very important role in the agricultural history of Florida. Named after the cowboys that rode them (they cracked bullwhips), these horses were

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