Horse Breeds and Uses

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Horse Breeds and Uses. Howdy ya'll. What do you know about horse types/breeds and our uses?. Light Breeds. Light Breeds (Hot blooded). 14-2 to 17 hands high Weigh 900 - 1400 pounds Used primarily for riding, driving, and/or racing. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>Horse Breedsand Uses</p></li><li><p>What do you know about horse types/breeds and our uses?</p></li><li><p>LightBreeds</p></li><li><p>Light Breeds (Hot blooded)14-2 to 17 hands highWeigh 900 - 1400 poundsUsed primarily for riding, driving, and/or racing.Capable of more action and greater speed than draft horses.Most common type of horse in the United States</p></li><li><p>Jobs We DoCuttingRoping and working</p></li><li><p>Jobs We Do (cont.)DressageJumper</p></li><li><p>Jobs We Do (cont.)RacingPolo</p></li><li><p>DraftBreeds</p></li><li><p>Draft Breeds (cold blooded)14-2 to 19 hands highWeigh 1400 pounds or moreUsed primarily for exhibition, special attractions, pulling loads and for heavy work.</p></li><li><p>Jobs We DoWagon pulling</p></li><li><p>Jobs We Do (cont.)Farm workHeavy pulling</p></li><li><p>Ponies</p></li><li><p>PoniesUnder 14-2 hands highWeigh 500 - 900 poundsUsed primarily for childrens mounts, harness racing, pleasure riding, parades, and hunting.</p></li><li><p>MiniatureHorses</p></li><li><p>Miniature HorsesMaximum of 34 inches tallUsed primarily for show in halter and driving.Developed in South America</p></li><li><p>What can the mini horse do?CartPlowingwagonridinghalter</p></li><li><p>Now that you have learned about us and our uses, Any questions?</p><p>*</p></li></ul>