Horse Names Starting with D

Here is a list of horse names starting with D. Click on the linked names for history and meaning of these horse names. Horse Names Starting with D »»

Bull Neck

Bull Neck

The horse with a bull neck has a short, thick, and beefy neck with a short upper curve. The attachment to its body is beneath the half-way point down the length of shoulder. This trait is fairly common, especially in draft breeds, Quarter Horses, and Morgans.

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Horse color breeds

There are some registries that accept horses (and sometimes ponies and mules) of almost any breed or type for registration. Color is either the only criterion for registration or the primary criterion.

These are called color breeds, because unlike “true” horse breeds, there are few other physical requirements, nor is the stud book limited in any fashion. Horse color breeds »»

Hard Spun standing stud in US for the 2015 season

Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr., who built Churchill Downs in Louisville, wanted his track to have a race that would rival England’s Epsom Derby. After visiting England to study both its tracks and its races, he established the Kentucky Derby, which was first run on May 17, 1875. Except for 1879 through 1895, when it was 1 & 1/2 miles, the Derby has always been run at 1 & 1/4 miles.

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Horse Names Starting with K

Here is a list of horse names starting with K. Click on the linked names for history and meaning of these horse names. Horse Names Starting with K »»

Medieval horse armor

Horse armor was harder to make for horses than it was for humans. Armor for horses was necessary because enemies attacked horses as a way to slow their riders down.

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