Chincoteague Pony

The Chincoteague Pony originated from feral stock on Assateague Island, which is half in Maryland, USA and half in Virginia, USA, separated by a fence at the border of the two states. The Chincoteague Pony became an official breed of its own in 1994. Chincoteague Pony »»

The horse with a laid-back or sloping shoulder is a smooth ride

A laid back or sloping shoulder is common in horses. It mostly affects horse sports such as jumping, racing, cutting, reining, polo, eventing, driving, and dressage, and increases endurance. The horse with a laid-back or sloping shoulder is a smooth ride »»

International Pattern Spot Horse Registry (The Pintaloosa)

A pintaloosa is a color breed that is the combination of Appaloosa and Pinto spotting patterns on the same horse. This combination is rare, but does occur from time to time on Mustangs, and occasionally in domestic horses. They can be registered with the International Pattern Spot Horse Registry (IPSHR) .

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Drawbacks of Upright shoulders or Vertical Shoulder

Upright shoulders are common and seen in any breed. An upright shoulder affects all equestrian sports.

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Famous horse names of racehorses that have won over 10 million dollars

This list of famous horse names includes race horses who have won at least 10 million dollars. Famous horse names of racehorses that have won over 10 million dollars »»

Agouti, the “bay” gene

Bay Horse

Bay and Brown are actually a modification of Black. In other words, bays and browns are black horses with a dominant modifying gene called AGOUTI added. Agouti, the “bay” gene »»

Tölt Gait

Icelandic Horse with Tölt gait

The Tölt (also, less correctly, Tolt) is a gait that is often described as being unique to the Icelandic Horse. In its pure form, the footfalls are the same as in rack, but the gait in the Icelandic horse has a different style with more freedom and liquidity of movement. The most prized horses have a very long stride and considerable lift with their forelegs. Tölt Gait »»

The Anglo-Norman horse

Anglo-Norman stallion

The Anglo-Norman horse was a warmblood horse breed developed in Lower Normandy in northern France. A major center of horse breeding, the area had numerous regional types that were bred to one another and then crossed with Thoroughbreds to form the Anglo-Norman. The Anglo-Norman horse »»