The Most Popular Types of Horses
Whatever types of horses you find out there when you are looking to buy, whether it is for the first time or not, it is useful to have an idea which type best suits your needs.
You also need to be armoured with information about what you are looking for in a horse's temperament.
On the following pages you will find a brief explanation of some of the most everyday, familiar breeds of horses.
We hope that you will find these pages useful, so if you come across a warm or cold blooded horse with mixed breeding, you will have some insight into the characteristics of these breeds, in order to draw a conclusion as to which one would be best for your requirements when buying your horse.
Deciding on the breed of your
is one of the most important decisions you will make. Deciding on what you want to do to with your horse, whether its competing, hunting, or just gentle hacking. Her breeding helps you to understand more, where her behaviour comes from along with with also knowing her previous owners and background.
If your potential new horse has bad manners, or is nervous for any reason, knowing whether you are dealing with flighty Thoroughbred, loyal Arab or even tempered Percheron, you will be armed with knowledge on how to deal with their each and every idiosyncrasys.
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Distinguishing features of the Thoroughbred and Arab
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