Horses



*Horse breeds Information on all breeds*
*The most prevalent in the world*

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The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed from Turkmenistan, where they are
a national emblem. They have a reputation for speed and
endurance, intelligence, and a distinctive
metallic sheen. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Origin: Turkmenistan
Height: 1.5 – 1.6 m (Adult, At Shoulder)
Mass: 450 kg (Adult)
Higher classification: Wild horse
Length: 1.4 – 1.7 m (Adult)

The American Paint Horse is a breed of horse that combines both the conformational
characteristics of a western stock horse with a pinto spotting
pattern of white and dark coat colors. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Rank: Breed
Country of origin: United States of America
Higher classification: Horse

The American Saddlebred is a horse breed from the United States. This
breed was referred to as the “Horse America Made”. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Height: 15 to 16 hands (60 to 64 inches, 152 to 163 cm)
Weight: 900 to 1000 lbs
Rank: Breed
Color: Any color permissible





The Andalusian, also known as the Pure Spanish Horse or PRE, is a horse
breed from the Iberian Peninsula, where its ancestors
have lived for thousands of years. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Origin: Spain
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed

The Arabian or Arab horse is a breed of horse that originated on the Arabian
Peninsula. With a distinctive head shape and high tail carriage,
the Arabian is one of the most easily recognizable
horse breeds in the world. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Other names: Arabian, Arab
Height: 1.4 – 1.6 m (Adult, At Shoulder)
Color: Bay, black, chestnut, or gray. Occasional
dominant white, sabino, or rabicano patterns
Mass: 450 kg (Adult)

The Barb or Berber horse is a northern African breed with great hardiness and stamina. The
Barb generally possesses a fiery temperament and an atypical sport-horse
conformation, but nevertheless has influenced modern breeds. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Country of origin: North Africa


The Belgian horse or Belgian draft horse, also known as Belgian Heavy Horse, Brabançon, or Brabant,
is a draft horse breed from the Brabant region of modern
Belgium, where it is called the Cheval de … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed

The Clydesdale is a breed of draught horse derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale,
Scotland, and named after that region. Although originally one of the
smaller breeds of draught horses, it is now a tall breed. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Rank: Breed

A Curly is a breed of horse. Curlies, also called Bashkir Curlies, American Bashkir Curlies,
and North American Curly Horses, come in all sizes, colors,
and body types but all carry a gene for a unique curly coat of hair. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Other names: American Bashkir Curly, North American Curly Horse, and American Curly Horse
Distinguishing features: Curly coat, mane, tail, fetlocks and inner ear hair





The Dartmoor pony is a horse breed that has lived in south western England for
centuries and is used for a variety of disciplines. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed

Dutch Warmblood is a warmblood type of horse registered with the Koninklijk Warmbloed Paardenstamboek
Nederland, which governs the breeding of competitive
dressage and show jumping horses, as well as … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Other names: Dutch Riding Horse
Distinguishing features: Modern warmblood horse suitable for dressage and show jumping

The Falabella miniature horse is one of the smallest breeds of horse in the world, seldom
taller than 8 hands in height at the withers. The Falabella, despite its
size, is not considered a pony, but rather is a miniature horse. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Country of origin: Argentina

The Fjord horse or Norwegian Fjord Horse is a relatively small but very strong horse breed from
the mountainous regions of western Norway. It is an agile breed of light
draught horse build. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Origin: Norway
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Other names: Norwegian Fjord Horse, Fjording,
Fjordhest, Fjord Horse, Fjord





The Friesian is a horse breed originating in Friesland, in the Netherlands. Although
the conformation of the breed resembles that of a light
draught horse, Friesians are graceful and nimble for their size. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Friesian
Height: 15 to 17 hands (60 to 68 inches, 152 to 173 cm)
Origin: Friesland
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Other names: Belgian Black (UK)

The Irish Cob, known as the Gypsy Horse or Gypsy Vanner in the United States, is a type or breed of domestic
horse from the British Isles. It’s a small, solidly-built horse of cob
conformation and is often, but not always, piebald or skewbald. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Rank: Breed
Higher classification: Horse
Other names: Cob; Coloured Cob; Gypsy Cob; Gypsy Horse; Irish Cob; Tinker Horse; Gypsy Vanner
Distinguishing features: Cob conformation, often piebald or skewbald, feathered heels

The Hackney is a recognized breed of horse that was developed in Great Britain. In recent
decades, the breeding of the Hackney has been directed
toward producing horses that are ideal for carriage driving. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Country of origin: England

the Icelandic horse is a breed of horse developed in Iceland. Although the horses are small,
at times pony-sized, most registries for the Icelandic refer to it as a horse.
Icelandic horses are long-lived and hardy. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Origin: Iceland
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Did you know: It comes in a wide variety of colors, and the Icelandic language includes
more than 100 names for various colors and color patterns of the Icelandic horse. iceland.is

The Lipizzan or Lipizzaner, is a breed of horse closely associated with the Spanish Riding School of Vienna,
Austria, where they demonstrate the haute école or high school movements of classical … Wikipedia
Scientific name Equus caballus
Origin Lipica, Se?ana
Higher classification Horse
Rank Breed

The Mangalarga Marchador is a horse breed native to Brazil. There are over 350,000 registered Mangalarga
Marchador horses in that country, in addition to those registered abroad. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Country of origin: Brazil

The Marwari or Malani is a rare breed of horse from the Marwar region of India. Known for its inward-
turning ear tips, it comes in all equine colours, although pinto patterns tend to
be the most popular with buyers and breeders. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Height: 14 to 16 hands (56 to 64 inches, 142 to 163 cm)
Weight: 750 to 1000 lbs
Origin: India
Rank: Breed
Other names: Marwadi, Malani





Miniature horses are found in many nations, particularly in those of Europe and the
Americas. The designation of miniature horse is determined by
the height of the animal, which, depending on the … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Origin: Europe
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed

The Missouri Fox Trotter is a horse breed from the state of Missouri in the United States. It was
developed in the Ozark Mountains by settlers in the early 19th century, and
quickly developed into a … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Other names: MFT, Fox Trotter
Country of origin: United States of America

The Morgan horse is one of the earliest horse breeds developed in the United States. Tracing back
to the foundation sire Figure, later named Justin Morgan after his best-known
owner, Morgans served many … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Height: 14.1 to 15.2 hands (57 to 62 inches, 145 to 157 cm)
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed
Distinguishing features: Compact, muscular but refined build,
expressive head, well arched neck

The Percheron is a breed of draft horse that originated in the Huisne river valley in western
France, part of the former Perche province from
which the breed takes its name. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Origin: France
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed

The American Quarter Horse is an American breed of horse that excels at sprinting short distances.
Its name came from its ability to outdistance other horse breeds in races of a quarter mile or less; some have
been clocked at speeds up to 55 mph. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Rank: Breed
Higher classification: Horse

The Shetland pony is a breed of pony originating in the Shetland Isles. Shetlands range in size
from a minimum height of approximately 28 inches to an official
maximum height of 42 inches Registered … Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Origin: Scotland
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed





The Shire is a British breed of draught horse. It is usually black, bay, or grey. It is a tall breed,
and Shires have at various times held world records both for the largest
horse and for the tallest horse. Wikipedia

Scientific name: Equus caballus
Weight: : 850-1100 kg;
Origin: England
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed

he Spotted Saddle Horse is a horse breed from the United States that was developed by
crossing Spanish-American type gaited pinto ponies with
gaited horse breeds, such as the Tennessee Walking Horse. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Origin: United States of America
Height: 14.3 to 16 hands (59 to 64 inches, 150 to 163 cm)
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed

The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing. Although the word
thoroughbred is sometimes used to refer to any breed of purebred horse,
it technically refers only to the Thoroughbred breed. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Rank: Breed
Higher classification: Horse

Trakehner is a light warmblood breed of horse, originally developed at the East Prussian
state stud farm in the town of Trakehnen from which the
breed takes its name. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
Country of origin: Prussia
Higher classification: Horse
Rank: Breed