The Horse That Always Smiles

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The Lusitano horse breed is a great horse breed that is actually an ancient Portuguese horse breed. The funny thing was, however, that until the 1960′s, this horse shared its registration with the Spanish Andalusian horse. Either way, both of these horses can some times be called Iberian horses, but that is because they come from the Iberian peninsula. The Lusitano Horses are actually horses that were first developed a long time ago for military purposes. Over time, the Lusitanos were also used during bull fighting as well. As you should be able to guess, the Lusitano horses are horses that are well known for their courage. This is the main reason why they can be used in bull fighting. They do not freak out when they are frightened, making them one of the greatest horses to ride on during a bull fight. They do have a tendency to bond very strongly with humans. Most of the time, too much. In fact, some of these horses have gotten to the point that if they outlive their owners, they become depressed and will no longer run. This makes Lusitano horses one of the most human friendly horses alive.

The Lusitano horses for sale also have great balance. When you are riding on these horses, you can feel it balance its weight under you. This just leaves one less thing for you to have to think about when riding on these horses. When you go out to get one of these horses, you will see that they usually stand about 16 hands high. However, a few of them can be found as small as 15 hands high, making them still a very large horse breed. No matter what color Lusitanos you choose to get, it is more than likely going to turn gray with age. This is one of the only horses that actually has a color change in its hair as it grows old. Other than that, they do come in other solid colors like buckskin, cremello and, of course, Palomino.

Most people enjoy looking at these horses’ faces, because it always looks as if the horse is smiling at you. However, when they are sad, it can be seen in their face as well. These horses make great family horses if you have room for your horse to live on your property. If you do not, however, then this is not the horse for you. They bond very much with their owners, and they have to have their owners around all the time. This is an animal that is going to want to see you everyday, even if you do not ride on it. However, this is a horse that loves to be ridden on a lot. So be sure to take it out riding whenever you get the chance. If you are looking for a horse that is going to fit right into your lifestyle, or you just want a horse that gets along great with people, then this is the horse for you. It loves people and wants to be around people, making it a very friendly horse.

The Great Icelandic

By: admin on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | No Comments
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The Icelandic horses for sale are a breed of horses that lives in Iceland. In fact, this is a horse that is said to have been there since the mid 800s AD, making it one of the oldest horse breeds in the world. Many people think that the horses were brought to Iceland by the Viking settlers. However, the only proof of that is, of course, that the horse looks like a lot of the Scandinavian and the European horses. It is important not to think that the Icelandic ponies are a different breed. In fact, because of the Icelandics small size, it is often called the Icelandic pony. Despite being called a pony, in most nations, this breed is considered to be a horse. One thing that you will notice about this horse is, despite its small look, it can very easily carry the weight of a grown adult. Thus, this horse packs more of a punch than what most people give it credit for. The Icelandic Horses are also able to stand up to very cool temperatures, making it a very durable horse.

Many people like to choose the Icelandics as a first horse to buy. That is because of how easy they are to ride. Not only that, but they are fairly easy to handle as well. In fact, many up and coming riders (or kids) like to ride on Icelandic horses the best. When you breed these horses, the first thing that you will notice is that they are very willing to try anything. On top of that, these horses are very brave and do not get frighten very easily. Most of the time, you are also sure to notice that the horses are very cheerful and very confident in themselves. Unlike other horses, these horse do not need a lot of encouragement from their owners like other horses do. So people think that the horse is so brave, because Iceland does not have any animals that are large enough to be a predator for this horse. The only thing that these horses have to watch out for is, of course, the weather. This is one reason why the horse has great survival skills.

Unlike a lot of horses, most of the Icelandic horses actually get some time off each year. This is a time where the horses can pretty much roam freely in herds. The owners of these horses find that it’s very important for the horses to become independent thinkers. This is good for the horse in case it ever gets out on its own. It has to know how to stay alive in these cold temperatures. Overall, it’s a great horse that loves to be around people. They are very happy horses, and they just love to be with you. This is one breed of horse that you do not have to take care of all the time. It knows what to do and when to do it. If you want a horse that you do not have to babysit all of the time, then this is the horse for you. Of course, it is important to read up on these horses before getting one. As you can guess, they do not do as good in warmer weather. So check out what kind of climates these horses do best in.

The Heavy Horse

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The Clydesdale horses for sale are a super huge horse breed. This is a type of draft horse that is from Scotland. It is named after the Clydesdale, Scotland region where it was developed. This breed is over 300 years old and was first made to pull things around. It can pull very heavy loads and is great in urban settings. In fact, a long time ago Clydesdales were used to pull the milk and vegetable vendors around. Right now, we are going to go over a few of the characteristics that you should know about the Clydesdale. This is a horse that has a lot of great traits, but they sometimes get overlooked because of their huge size.

First of all, these are breeds that are super sweet. Just because they are huge does not mean that they are mean. However, a lot of people tend to think that they are mean. Mostly because the breed looks kind of scary when are standing next to it. The truth of the matter is, this horse loves people and other animals. In fact, these horses love small animals, meaning that they get along with smaller horses and, of course, dogs. Although not all horses get along with dogs, Clydesdale horses seem to. However, it is important for the dog to learn to stay out of the way when it is walking. The Clydesdale horse can weigh over 2000 pounds. If this horse steps on a dog by mistake, that dog is a pancake! The horse is pretty big and can get over 20 hands high. On that note, it can cost a lot of money to try and feed this horse. Although they do not eat as much as you would think, they still eat a fair share of food.

Most people find this horse very charming and a horse that they can count on to be involved in a lot of other things in their life. These horses are made to be work horses, but they become more like pets. This is because they are so sweet, and they just love people. They do have a very willing personality. Thus, they are able to do whatever it is you want them to do. They will pull whatever needs to be pulled and drive whatever needs to be driven. This is a good horse to have around.

The main thing to remember about this horse is that it can be hard to locate at times. If you live in Scotland, you should have no problem finding this horse. People come from all over to get their hands on this horse, and you can clearly see why. This is actually a horse that will pay for itself over time. You just have to give it a chance to do so. If you want to get a horse that is worth your money, then this is the horse for you. People do not find horses like this all the time, but when they do, they know that they have found a horse that is worth having.

Geman Bred Horse

By: admin on Friday, September 28, 2012 | No Comments
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When looking for great breeds of horses, you can not go wrong with a German bred horses for sale. These are horses that are known for their great characteristics. There are a lot of things that could add up to why these horses are so great, but one of the most apparent reasons would have to be the fact that they have been pretty much unchanged for many, many years. A lot of other horses around the world get changed and bred with other horses over time. In the end, that means that these horses that are bred with other horses are not the same as they use to be. They are a new breed whether they are still called the same thing or not. Some breeds are perfect the way that they are, and German breeds happen to fall under that category. Today we are going to talk about how German bred horses have remained unchanged for so long. We will talk about how the owners go about doing their selective breeding to make the horses just that much better than what they already were, and they have been doing this for years. First of all, you have to know that a German bred horse is great because of the German breeders that will not mix other breeds with other breeds. The bloodline of these horses are unchanged, and that is the way that people like them. Of course, they do like to do selective breeding, and that is why German breeds are so strong and powerful. Only the strongest horses are mated together. This slowly weeds out the weaker ones without having to cross breed them with other horse breeds. They take their time picking the best horses to mix together. This keeps all the traits the same, as well as their personalities. One reason why people like German breeds is for the simple fact that these breeds are always pretty close to what you expect, meaning that there are usually no big characteristic variations from one horse to another. These horses stand unchanged, and they will remain that way forever! If you are looking for horses that are well worth your money, then you can not go wrong with German breeds.

Earliest Breed in the U.S.

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When you hear the name Morgan, you may think of many things. However, for many people, when they hear the name Morgan, they think of Morgan Horses for Sale. These are horses that are one of the earliest horse breeds that were ever developed in the United States of America. The reason why this is one of the most loved breeds of horses is because of how disciplined the horses are. They have always been well known for their discipline, as well as their versatility. This is one of those horse that can do just about anything that you need it to do, whether it is farm work, long rides, or anything else. These horses are great, and people just loved them. These horses are very compact and refined in their build. However, this just adds to the charm of the horse. This is also the reason why these horse can do just about anything. They are not big horses, but they have a lot of power; and that is what you need from a horse.

Morgans also have very expressive faces, which have very large eyes. This allows you to very easily tell a Morgan horse from other horses. No matter what anyone says, there is only one breed standard for the Morgan horse. This is not centered around discipline or bloodline. However, all Morgan horses seem to act about the same. It is also nice to note that Morgans come in a lot of different colors as well. Of course, the three main colors that you are sure to find Morgans in are black, chestnut, and bay. Some of the less common colors would be things like gray, dun, and buckskin. There have even been  a few Morgan horses that have a sliver dapple coloring to them. No matter what kind of color you get for these horses, the main thing to remember is that these horses are great. They are easy to handle, and that is why so many people like to use them. They really are great horses, with pretty coloring.

The overall size of the horse is about the same as most horses. The Morgans stand about 14 hands high, but they can get up to 15.2 hands high. If you do have a Morgan that is under 14.2 hands high, however, it can register with the National Morgan Pony Registry. This means that it can be shown in Pony competitions. This is not liked by some pony breeds, because the Morgans are still technically a horse, even when they can be registered as a Pony. Their height does not matter, they are still horses, and not ponies. Of course, the Morgan breed is a great breed to have, even if you are not going to use it in competitions. This is a horse that is great to use for pleasure riding if that is all you want it for. In fact, a lot of people like to use these horses for pleasure riding, because they are so easy to handle. Kids seem to like these horses the best, because they do seem to listen a bit better than other breeds of horses.

The Warmblood Horses

By: admin on Monday, September 17, 2012 | No Comments
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The warmblood horses for sale are not just a single type of horse. In fact, the saying warmbloods actually refers to a lot of different breeds of horses. Usually they are a group of about middle weight horses that mostly got their start in Europe. They do have a lot of power and a lot of strength, thus, they are usually used for sporting events. Usually things like jumping and so forth are a good bet for these horses to take part in. There are a few other types of horses that are like warmbloods, but just a bit different. For example, a cold blood, is a horse that is like a heavy draft horse. They are also different from the hot bloods, which would be lighter saddle horses like the Arabian. Today we are going talk a little bit more about warmblood horses. We are going to talk about what kind of sports they are best at, as well as their personalities. In the end, you will be able to tell if warmblood horses are right for you or not.

Warmblood horses are known best for two things. They are known for being great in dressage competitions, as well as jumping competitions. The cold bloods are too big to be in jumping competitions, and the hot bloods are used more for racing. Thus, that leaves the warmbloods to steal the show for the jumping competitions. Now, this does not mean that you will not see other horse types in these shows, but you are more likely to see warmbloods in them than other types. Since the warmblood term refers to many different breeds, you are, of course, going to find this horse in a lot of different colors. Not only that, but you will be able to find warmbloods in a lot of different pattern styles as well, meaning that you are going to be able to own the horse that you truly want to have.

People love warmblood horses for many reasons. However, the main reason why these horses are loved so much is for their great personalities. These horses are very loving and friendly towards people. Of course, this can change a little bit depending on the type of breed you get, but in a nutshell, they seem to be pretty loving. Most people say that the bigger the horse, the more loving it is. Whether this is true or not has yet to be seen, but it does hold true for the cold bloods. They may be the biggest horses, but they would not hurt one hair on the head of a person. As said before, there are always exceptions to the rules. Just like people, horses all have different personalities, meaning that not all horses are going to be like other horses. Of course, this can be a problem from time to time. Mostly because the horse’s personality is taken into account whenever it is being registered. For it to be called a certain breed of horse, it has to have the right personalty. Overall, they are lovely horses, and your whole family will fall in love with them.

The Powerful Percheron

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One of the most powerful breeds of horses would have to be the Percheron horses for sale. They are most well known for being the most powerful and rugged draft horses in the world. They come from the Perche Valley that is found in the northern end of France. The Percheron horses, like so many other old breeds, do not have an exact known origin. However, they are said to be a crossbred horse. They say that it was a cross between a Forest horse, that lives in northern Europe, and an Arabian horse. These are horses that were brought to that area of Europe by the Moors. As you can guess, Percherons are such big horses. Back in the Middle Ages they were used as battle mount horses. They stayed battle mounts for a long time in France. However, during the age of gunpowder, heavy warhorses were no longer needed. You need fast quick horses, and the Percherons are not that. So instead, these horses started to pull around the heavy French stagecoaches. Later on, railroads came about and the Percheron horses were no longer needed there anymore either. Thus, they were switched to doing heavy duty farm work and labor.

To give you an idea of how big these horses are, normal horses stand about 15 or so hands high. The Percheron horses stand well above them at 19 hands high. They are used for pleasure riding (mostly among really big men), but they can also be used for logging. Yes, these horses are big enough to be logging horses. Besides that they are used in horse shows and, of course, draft horse showings. During this time, they are noted for their muscles and their big forearms. They have amazing balance, and they are overall nice horses. These horses are really big and can weigh up to 2,600 pounds each. Not only that, but for being such a big animal, they are very long lived horses as well. Some of them can live well over 25 years!

The colors of these horses are nothing to get up in arms about. They are usually just a black or gray horse. There are a few that are chestnut, but that is pretty rare. Some of them will have markings on their feet and on their head, but that is pretty rare as well. DNA tests show that a very low parentage will ever have these markings, although all of them carry the trait for it. If you are looking for a horse that is going to blow you away and a horse that you can count on no matter what, then this is the horse for you. People love Percheron horses mostly because of their size. However, they are pretty nice animals if you give them a chance. These, of course, are not the idle horses for ladies to ride on or kids to ride on. They are way too big for both. Although women would have a better time riding on them than the kids would.

Not too Big and Not too Small

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Have you ever come across horses that are much smaller in size? Some might even be almost the same size as a donkey; these horses are called as miniature horses. What is so special about miniature horses? Even though their size is small, they are known to have high intelligence. A miniature horse can be trained to act as a seeing-eye dog as well and they will be as friendly and faithful to their owners as a regular pet.

If you are interested in horses, yet do not fancy a racing one or a stallion, you may go for one of these miniature horses. Miniature horses may be small, but they are very popular amongst kids and the elderly. As these horses do not have a hot temperament, they are very well suited as a domestic animal.

They are very cute and will make you feel comfortable at all times. Nevertheless, miniature horses need fresh air and regular exercise, or else their health will deteriorate and you might need to even visit a vet. Therefore, regular exercise and a stroll into the open along with a healthy diet are a must for a miniature horse. Just do not get caught up in false miniature for sale advertisements; always look for a reliable breeder or you can find sites like animaroohorses to help you out to locate miniature horses for sale.

The Creamy Cremello

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The term cremello is not actually a breed of horse. This is actually the color of a horse coat. Most of the time, cremello horses for sale are horses that have a cream color body with a cream, or sometimes even a white mane and tail. This is a type of coloring that happens after the horse is homozygous for a dilution gene. This is a gene that a lot of farmers and other people call the cream gene. Many people do not know this, but this is a gene that actually acts on a red, or chestnut colored coat. Usually the horses that have these kinds of genes are going to have pink skin. On top of that, most of the cremello horses are going to have blue eyes as well. Some of the horses will get a gold color to their coat when they are first born. However, this is not a color that you should grow attached to, because it is a color that will normally fade to white as the horse grows in age. Although most people do not want the gold color to fade, there is not much that you can do to stop this change. It’s just like how human hair changes over time as well.

It is important to note that a cremello horse is not a white horse at all. A white horse and a cremello horse can be hard to tell apart sometimes. That is because the white horse can have the pink skin as well with the brown or blue eyes. If you see a horse that you think is a cremello with brown eyes, then it is not a cremello. That is because cremellos can only have the blue eyes. The good news about the cremellos is that they do not have any of the genes that are needed to produce a true white coat. This is great, because that means that they are not a carrier of lethal white syndrome. Also, try not get albino horses mixed up with the cremello horses as well. These are horses that do not have a white coat, and they have no pigment in their eyes. A horse that is actually a true albino horse is said to be a carrier of the lethal white gene, and thus, they do not mate.

It’s also important to note that, a lot of times, the Cremello horse can look a lot like the champagne horse and have the champagne gene in it. Not only that, but they can have the pearl gene in it as well. You should note, however, that the champagne horses are different from the cremellos. This is because the champagne horse normally has mottled skin and striping on their hooves. Not only that, but their eyes are usually a dark yellow green or sometimes hazel. Either way you look at these horses, they are pretty amazing horses, and a type of horse that you are going to want around your farm. If you want a horse that has the champagne color or the pearl color, then you will notice that using cremello horses is a good way for that to happen.

The Amazing Race Horse

Thoroughbred horses for sale evolved in Britain in the 17th and 18th centuries, due to an interest in racing. The Thoroughbred pedigree can be traced back to the bloodlines of the three key Arabian stallions, none of which ever raced. Most Thoroughbred genes are derived from only 31 original ancestors, and all descend from these three stallions.

Thoroughbreds are extremely athletic and energetic. They are the most popular breed for sport horse competition and they dominate the horse racing industry. They are also top competitors in show jumping, dressage, and eventing. They tend to be “hot” horses, meaning they are energetic. They can be a lot to handle, so they are generally not good horses for beginners.

The Thoroughbreds are long and sleek, with long legs. They have a fine chiseled head and a straight profile, lacking the Arabian dish of their ancestors. The Thoroughbred is a light horse breed. These light horses are also referred to as a warmblood or ‘hot-blooded’ horse. Light horse breeds generally weigh under 1,500 pounds. They are typically used as riding horses for leisure and trail riding. Being agile and swift, many are also used on the racetrack, in the show ring, and for work on the ranch.
Light horses are grouped in a couple of different ways, one being the continent or country where they originated from. They are also grouped according to training, classified as either a stock type, hunter type (sport horse), saddle type, or ‘other’. A body type is generally attributed to each class, with the ‘other’ classification being a bit of an odd ball. It includes those that are color breeds or those that may fit a body type of one of the training classes, but not be used for that type of training. The ‘other’ types can also include those that may fit into more than one of the type groups. The horse class the Thoroughbred fits into is the ‘Hunter’ type class.

Thoroughbreds are extremely athletic and energetic, causing them to be the most popular breed for sport horse competition. They dominate the racing industry, and are top competitors in show jumping, dressage, and eventing. They tend to be “hot” horses, meaning they are energetic and can be a lot to handle so they are generally not good horses for beginners. The Thoroughbred is readily available throughout most of the world. The most expensive horses in the world are highly competitive Thoroughbreds, usually racehorses, but they can be found very reasonably priced for the common owner.

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