horses

Understanding Ponies By definition, a pony is considered to be any equine that is less than 14.2 hands tall. Ponies come from a variety of breeds, and some pony breeds are actually deviations of regular sized horse breeds. Ponies are capable of everything horses are capable of in terms of riding, driving and competitive events. Ponies are often considered to be the best choice for small adult riders and children because they provide a good physical fit for smaller riders. It can be difficult for a small rider to control a large, heavy horse when their foot barely comes halfway down its girth...
kid on a pony
Overview The American Quarter Horse is a legend in Western equine culture. This breed combines brute strength with graceful aesthetics, making it perfect for athletic showcases and equestrian exhibitions. They are famous for its ability to sprint short distances faster than other stocks. However, it is only in 1940 when a registry was created for its preservation, which is one of the foremost duties of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). Texan Beginnings Fort Worth in Texas, USA is the founding home of the AQHA. Incidentally, the birth of the American Quarter Horse registry also...
American Quarter Horse Profile
  Anyone who is thinking about purchasing a horse should know the basics how-tos of horse care long before they ever go on the first test ride. Knowing how to take care of a horse is essential to the horse's well-being as well as the overall happiness of both horse and rider. Feeding a Horse Horses are grazing animals, they function best if they have a continual source of roughage to keep their digestive systems moving. However, most captive horses do not receive enough nutrition from the grass in their pastures to survive, which is why horses are fed both horse feed and hay. The average...
The American Paint Horse Association, APHA, is the official breed registry for paint horses. Paint horses are often easily identified by their distinctive multicolored markings, typically gray (white) and a solid color such as sorrel, bay, chestnut, palomino, grullo, dun or black. The American Paint Horse Association, based in Fort Worth, Texas, is recognized globally as the premier breed registry for painted horses in the World. Registry Eligibility In order for a horse to be registered with the APHA, it must meet specific criteria. Registered paint hoses must have parents that are...
Paint Horse