Friday, March 30, 2012

Anglo Arab

The Anglo Arab is a combination of two of the most aristocratic breeds in the world the Arab and the Thoroughbred the term Anglo comes from the fact the Thoroughbred is an English breed. The Anglo Arab is a top quality riding horse with all the hallmarks of a hot blood. A combination of the Arab and the Thoroughbred, the Anglo Arab can take after either breed. This lovely horse is quite Thoroughbred in appearance. A spirited, intelligent, courageous, and affectionate nature is characteristics of the best Anglo Arab. They have plenty of personality and tend to be thinkers, unlike some Thoroughbreds. They should be cared for like any blood horse, requiring sensitivity and skill in handling plus plenty of exercise. 

Thursday, March 29, 2012

                          Here is a funny animation of a cat and rabbit

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Morgan horses

Morgan horses are favorite all round and family horses. They have great personality, but are tractable and willing. All of them to this day, are very much alike, taking after their founding stallion, Justin Morgan.
 The Morgan is an excellent all rounder and makes an ideal family horse. It takes part and acquits itself well in any type of equestrian activity and is suitable for professional and amateur riders alike. Morgan horses stand about 14 hands high. Spirit, tractability, and willingness are all hall marks of the Morgan. They have speed, stamina, and are extremely versatile it is hard to think of anything a Morgan could not do well. A warmblood
horse, the Morgan is hardy and quite frugal, so is reasonably easy to care for.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Palomino Horses

Surely one of the most beautifully colored horses in the world, the Palomino has always found favor for display purposes parades, circuses, shows of various kinds. Since it comes in all sizes of horse and pony, a palomino can usually be found for almost anyone of any job. The palomino is used worldwide for every job imaginable because the color occurs in most breeds, but not, interestingly, in the Thoroughbred, or in the Arab.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Welsh mountain pony

 The Welsh mountain ponies are intelligent, surefooted, agile, and willing to work and please, they have innate 
pony sense. Their action is eye catching, smooth, and flowing with a good length of stride. Welsh mountain ponies are possibly the most popular child's pony in Britain. They make excellent family ponies and pets, and are superb in harness. Apart from being used by hill farmers the Welsh mountain pony has been used extensively as a mine pony, and many have been exported over the world for use as riding or harness ponies.

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Monday, March 12, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Irish Draught horses

The Irish Draught is a quality, medium heavy breed developed as an all round working horse in Ireland. It is a good ride and drive animal and was also used extensively by the military as a pack horse. The Irish Draught was developed by farmers as a general purpose heavy to light draught animal for farm  work, general harness work, riding, and hunting. It had to do everything from plowing and hauling, pulling a vehicle to market, and taking the family to church in the trap on Sundays, to galloping and jumping after hounds over Ireland's fearsome bogs black thorn hedges, and formidable banks. Unexpectedly agile and enthusiastic for its type and weight, The Irish Draught is spirited and amenable, active, and courageous. It is athletic and has natural jumping ability and stamina. Irish Draught horses stand about 16 hands high.

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