common horse breeds.  appaloosa*  arabian  clydesdale  miniature horse  morgan* ...

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  • Slide 1
  • Common Horse Breeds
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  • Appaloosa* Arabian Clydesdale Miniature Horse Morgan* Paint Horse Shetland Pony Standardbred* Quarter Horse* Thoroughbred http://www.horsedirectory.com.au/horseresources/commonhorse/ * Originated in the USA
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  • Appaloosa Nez Perce and Palouse tribes of Washington, Oregon and Idaho State Horse of Idaho Breed characteristics Various body types ___________ coat __________ hooves ___________ skin ___________ sclera Thin tails and manes
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  • Appalossa Coat Patterns ____________: white coloring with Dalmatian spots over body _________________: dark horse with small white spots randomly over body
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  • Appaloosa ___________: white area over the hips dark spots in the white ____________: white area over hips no dark spots in the white __________________: lightens with age but retains color over boney parts
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  • Appaloosa Temperment: kind, sensible popular in western riding, endurance and in the show ring great for pleasure and trail riding
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  • Arabian Oldest and purest horse breed Ancient art dating back to 2000 to 3000BC Breed Characteristics: ____________ head ____________ concave profile ______________ forehead ______________ muzzle _____________ nostrils _______________ ears large, expressive eyes ____________ neck ____________ set tail
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  • Arabian __ lumbar vertebrae (other horses have ___________) _____ tail vertebrae (other horses have 18).
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  • Arabian Temperament: gentle, spirited, intelligent, easy to train popular riding horse endurance riding (100 miles) per day may be covered racing
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  • Clydesdale Originated in __________________ Bay, brown and black, often with a large amount of white on the face, limbs and stomach 1700 to 2200 pounds Has ______________ Draft, coldblood, often crossed with light horses to produce warmbloods
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  • Clydesdale Temperament: intelligent, gentle, sensible, pleasant renown for its great action Driving and riding Parades, show, Budweiser
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  • Miniature Horse ~1650 A.D. King Louis XIV kept a vast Zoo, included tiny horses 1978 Miniature Horse established _________ inches to __________ inches tall Several different registries AMHR "A" division: 2 million horses listed any solid color compact body strong, fearless, athletic">
  • Quarter Horse 17th and 18th century _______ coast USA excels at __________ over a __________ distance - a quarter of a mile American Quarter Horse Association - largest registry in the world >2 million horses listed any solid color compact body strong, fearless, athletic
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  • Quarter Horse Temperament: renown for their gentle, pleasant nature rodeos, barrel racing racing over short distances police mounts pleasure activities
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  • Thoroughbred Foundation Sires: Darley Arabian, Godophin Arabian, Byerly Turk handsome; refined, elegant outline ground covering stride at gallop great courage; stamina Registry: Jockey Club Birthday = Jan 1st (Northern Hemisphere)
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  • Thoroughbred Temperament: kind, spirited, willing ideal racehorse three-day eventing Hunting/jumping
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  • An Unusual Breed Bashkir Curly* unknown origin American Curly Central ______________ all common horse colors including Appaloosa and Pinto wide set eyes thick, ______ coats can survive severe winter conditions
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  • Any questions?

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