The Right Saddle For Reining and Cutting

When choosing a new saddle, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the choices available. Few saddles are designed to both ride well and be suitable for training a performance horse. The Right Saddle For Reining and Cutting »»

Horse names starting with F

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

Australian Stock Horse

Australian Stock Horse

In the 1830’s, knowledgeable Australian horse breeders imported a steady stream of Thoroughbreds to improve the local horse strains. The use of Thoroughbred stallions over the condition-hardened local mares produced the beautiful strain of tough but stylish animal exemplified by today’s Australian Stock Horse. Australian Stock Horse »»

Altai horse breed

The Altai horse is one of the most ancient breeds of horses found in the world. This horse breed was developed in the Altai Mountains of Central Asia. The Alta’s Kaya, commonly known as the Altai, is named after its place of origin, the Altai Mountains.

They are extremely sure-footed over steep mountain trails. Altai horse breed »»

Old English Black or Lincolnshire Black Horse

The Old English Black (also known as the Lincolnshire Black) is an extinct horse breed. During the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066, the conquerors took some of the Great Horses from Europe across the English Channel and crossed them on native mares. Eventually, a distinct type evolved that was known as the Old English Black Horse. Old English Black or Lincolnshire Black Horse »»

A 700,000 year old horse gets its genome sequenced

Scientists at the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark (University of Copenhagen) have sequenced the so far oldest genome from a prehistoric creature. They have done so by sequencing and analyzing short pieces of DNA molecules preserved in bone-remnants from a horse that had been kept frozen for the last 700,000 years in the permafrost of Yukon, Canada. A 700,000 year old horse gets its genome sequenced »»

Breton Horse Breed

The Breton Horse breed was developed during the Middle Ages. There were two strains; the Sommier Breton and the Rossier. At the end of the 19th century, another development was called the Draught Breton. Breton Horse Breed »»