horse breeds

The spotted saddle horse is a light riding breed developed in the United States after the American Revolution. Colorful markings and a graceful, refined appearance are just two things to love about the breed. History of the Spotted Saddle Horse The spotted saddle horse breed was developed from short-statured, gaited pintos from Spain that were crossed with larger American breeds such as the Standardbred and Morgan. This mix increased the horses’ height while retaining both gait and desirable paint colors. After the Civil War came to an end, the spotted saddle horse breed was further refined....
Basic Breeds There are certain breeds of horse that are far more common than others. These are the breeds that even non-horse people know about and can recognize by name; typically, these are the horses that are seen in movies and on TV shows. The American Quarter Horse Association, for example, has registered over a million horses worldwide and is probably the most commonly seen horse breed in the United States of America. Even a large number of grade horses, those with no papers, typically have some quarter horse blood in their veins. Other common breeds include Thoroughbreds, Arabians,...