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Horse Rescue Story – A Skinny Appaloosa

Horse Rescue Story – A Skinny Appaloosa

A Skinny Appaloosa: A Horse Rescue Story Written by Jan Hoadley A search for a horse brought a phone call about a “skinny appaloosa” who needed a home. She was in a pen with two dominant Arabians and if she didn’t finish her food before they did, or if it was too close to them, [...]

Jumping Horses

Jumping Horses

An Overview of Jumping Horses Show jumping is an equestrian sport that entails following through a set of jumps organized within a ring. Show jumping is also being merged with several combination competitions, like the modern pentathlon and eventing. Jumping horses go through a variety of challenges within this sport. In an event, jumping horses [...]

Cutting Horses

Cutting Horses

Your Guide To Types of Cutting Horses Cutting horses are often referred to as quarter horses. However, Morgans, Paints, Appaloosas and Arabians can also be cutting horses. Cutting horses are usually smaller horses. Successful cutters are usually about 15.1 hands. Canadian Cutting Horses There are several types of cutting horses and these include Canadian cutting [...]

Roping Horses

Roping Horses

A Beginners Guide To Roping Horses The Wild West reminds us of many things like cowboys, broncs, ranchers, cattle, horses and roping! Cowboys and their horses paint a picture that is particularly unique in our Western History. Aside from branding, working the ranch, and checking fence, riders out on the field also like to rope [...]

Gaited Horses

Gaited Horses

Gaited Horses and What Makes Them Unique Gaited horses are breeds that have the innate penchant to gait, which means the capacity to execute one of the intermediary speed four beat horse gaits, known as ambling gaits. Breeds of gaited horses include the American Saddlebred, Paso Fino, Icelandic horse, Missouri Foxtrotter, Mangalarga Marchador, Racking horse, [...]

Draft Cross Horses

Draft Cross Horses

Understanding of Draft Cross Horses A draft horse is a large horse bred for power and strength. There are actually many draft horse breeds and while they all share similar characteristics, they participate in various kinds of activities. Draft horses are widely utilized for ploughing and other farm work. They are also widely employed in [...]