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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


  • Horse Breedsand Uses

  • What do you know about horse types/breeds and our uses?

  • LightBreeds

  • 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

  • Jobs We DoCuttingRoping and working

  • Jobs We Do (cont.)DressageJumper

  • Jobs We Do (cont.)RacingPolo

  • DraftBreeds

  • 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.

  • Jobs We DoWagon pulling

  • Jobs We Do (cont.)Farm workHeavy pulling

  • Ponies

  • PoniesUnder 14-2 hands highWeigh 500 - 900 poundsUsed primarily for childrens mounts, harness racing, pleasure riding, parades, and hunting.

  • MiniatureHorses

  • Miniature HorsesMaximum of 34 inches tallUsed primarily for show in halter and driving.Developed in South America

  • What can the mini horse do?CartPlowingwagonridinghalter

  • Now that you have learned about us and our uses, Any questions?



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