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 Fjord horse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Fjord horse is a small breed of horse from the mountaineous regions of western Norway.
This breed is one of the world’s oldest and purest breeds.
It is also a very versatile sports horse, and it is good in difficult terrain, which means some of them are naturally good show jumpers, and do dressage quite well too.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fjord_horse   (367 words)

 Horse article - Horse Scientific classification Animalia Chordata Mammalia Perissodactyla - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Horse (Equus caballus) is a large ungulate mammal, one of the seven modern species of the genus Equus.
The Arabian horses, whether originating on the Arabian peninsula or from the European studs (breeding establishments) of the 18th and 19th centuries, gained the title of "hotbloods", for their fiery temperaments.
For roping calves, the horse learns to pull back against the calf, which falls to the ground, while the cowboy dismounts and ties the calf's feet together so that he can be brand it, treat it for disease, and so on.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Horse   (4063 words)

 Breed article - Breed domesticated subspecies infrasubspecies animal plants cultivar - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A breed is a domesticated subspecies or infrasubspecies of an animal.
A breed is not completely analogous to the equivalent term for domesticated plants, which is a cultivar.
A breed should also be distinguished from a strain, which is simply the descendants of a single significant individual, and which in domesticated animals is also known as a bloodline.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Breed   (150 words)

 Horse - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The most common date of domestication of the horse and its first use as a means of transport is circa 2000 BC.
Meat from (injured) horses that vets have put down with a lethal injection is not used for consumption: the carcasses of such animals are cremated.
Horses that usually are galloped in a straight line need to be caused to alternate leads so that they do not suffer a muscular imbalance and subsequent difficulty making turns in one direction or the other.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /horse.htm   (5137 words)

 List of horse breeds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page is a list of horse and pony breeds.
The Breeds of Livestock resource presented by the Department of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University We would welcome additional cooperative efforts so please let us know.
The Breeds List maintained by the International Museum of the horse
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_horse_breeds   (102 words)

 NATURE: For Teachers: Lesson Plans: Creating the "Perfect" Horse
Suggest to the class some of the activities horses are used for, and ask them to describe the kinds of horses they think might be involved in those activities, whether by name or by description.
The horse brings to the partnership traits which it acquired when it evolved as a herd animal on the plains, pursued by predators -- intelligence, speed, strength, stamina and cooperative behavior, as well as a wariness and sensitivity.
After they pool their research, encourage students to think about how 1) what they learned about the horse's physical features, behavior, and other characteristics and 2) the ways in which they are used by humans would make it easier or more difficult to bring these different features to a single breed of horse.
www.pbs.org /wnet/nature/lesson_plans/horseandrider2.html   (1854 words)

 Celebrate Equus - Horse Breeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Australian Stock Horse - The history of the breed began in 1788 with the arrival of the First Fleet which brought the first horses to the colony of N.S.W., as the whole of eastern Australia was then known.
Shetland Ponies - Perhaps the oldest breed of horse in Britain is the Shetland Pony.
Tatoos - focusing on Thoroughbred and Standardbred horses by Cornell University.
members.aol.com /JaniceBr/breeds.htm   (1512 words)

 Horse : Pony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The evolution of the horse[?] from the very early (ca 55 million years ago) Hyracotherium to the wild equids listed below, is well understood.
A mule is a hybrid of an ass and a horse.
It is a safe bet that the domestication of the horse preceeded betting on which horse was fastest by a matter of hours.
www.wordlookup.net /po/pony.html   (1315 words)

 BLM - Environmental Education - Wild Horse & Burros Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Compile a class list of horse breeds on a chalkboard or a pad of easel paper.
This sterile offspring of a female horse and a male burro is another, less common member of the genus Equus.
To further define the relatives of the horse and burro, encourage students to research the family of animals known as Equidae and the genus known as Equus.
www.blm.gov /education/00_resources/articles/wild_bunch/wildbunch3.html   (850 words)

 Horse Breeds
The breed was originally known as the Kentucky Saddle Horse.
In addition to the breed's celebrated role as a showman, it is also successful in trail riding, show jumping and dressage.
The American Saddle Horse is seen in a variety of colors, the most prominent being bay, brown, chestnut and fl.
cowboyfrank.net /fortvalley/breeds/AmericanSaddleHorse.htm   (722 words)

 list of horse breeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Quarter Horses for Sale Paint Horse for sale all horse breeds for sale...
The short list of the registries, breeds, and strains of conservation...
Miniature Horse breed Development   Miniature Horse breeds Most agree that the original small ponies were...
www.thehorsebarn.com /horse-resources/list-of-horse-breeds.html   (569 words)

 breed of the world farms -- the best horse site ever
breed of the world farms -- the best horse site ever
shetlands or pink unicorns or an 1000 years old animals or horse
here is a list of horse breeds you may choose from to create a horse
www.freewebs.com /breedsoftheworldfarms/rules.htm   (50 words)

 Harness - Definition of Harness - Horse Encyclopedia
Horse tack will include headstalls, reins, saddles, bits, spurs, pads, blankets and protective boots.
The equipment of a horse that is driven, as opposed to one that is ridden.
Harnesses are made in a wide variety of styles and sizes, suited for the many styles of driving and the various breeds of horses used.
www.horseandridergear.com /encyclopedia/harness.aspx   (155 words)

If your horse's breed is not a breed that is participating in the USDF All-Breeds award program, you may declare for a participating breed registry before September 30; however, it is up to that breed registry to accept your horse into their registry for All-Breeds awards.
This website list includes horses that are life-time registered; with at least one score entered for the 2005 competition year, and is updated weekly as show results are received.
This portfolio will list all horses in which you are listed as the current owner; it is color coded and will list each horse's All-Breeds declaration.
www.usdf.org /menu/allbreednotice.asp   (845 words)

Colours And Markings Of The World -a complete list of colours and marking found on horses.
Horse Breeds Of The World -A list of horse breeds for you to look at.
Horse Names - a list of horse names to help you decide if you can't.
expage.com /page/horseobsessed   (233 words)

 Horse breed, horse breed list, breed canadian horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Breeds of horses (from horse) The first intensively domesticated horses were developed in Central Asia.
Horse Breeds Index.Find their care and management with a list of breeds, pictures and horse organizations.
The Quarter Horse breed was developed in colonial America in Virginia and the...
www.homefaq.net /horse-breed.html   (1516 words)

 Horse Breeds and Breed Organizations at HWW
The Appaloosa Horse Club is the breed registry serving an association of members dedicated to collecting, recording and preserving the history and integrity of the breed;...
International Champagne Horse Association is the official registry for Champagne horses of all breeds, worldwide.
The Przewalski Horse The re-introduction of the Mongilan Wild Horse.
www.horseworldwide.com /pages/page15.html   (1899 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Ultimate Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fortunately, for the serious student of horse colors, there are modern texts devoted to the subject of color genetics, which is the best way to learn how many colors and patterns occur in horses.
The first section of the book is entitled "The Essential Horse," and covers its evolution, domestication, the basics of conformation (including several very nice diagrams), the gaits (with nice photographic sequences of the walk, trot, canter, and gallop), the coat colors, the horse's senses, and behavior and communication.
It begins with the history of the horse as a labor animal, including the horse in war, as transportation, as a construction implement, and as an agricultural tool.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1879431033?v=glance   (1603 words)

 Model Horse Reference -- Horse Breeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While we don't all that many completed breed articles at this point, we do expect to be adding things piece by piece in the near future.
Here we have a beginning outline list of some of the breeds we hope will be tackled at some point.
A couple of breeds are currently being worked on.
www.mhref.com /breeds/intro.html   (131 words)

In H.E.G.H.A. we host shows just for our gaited horses and if anyone is in a pickle they can just come to us and ask for help.
Here is a list of Horse Breeds that are gaited.
If you have any of those horses we will accept and you can go into the shows just for you and your horse.
www.geocities.com /hegaitedhorse/about.html   (105 words)

 Horse Breeds
Horse lovers here is your quick links to the horse breeds we have listed so far.
Horse Feathers Graphics is currently working on an All Equine Breeds Disk, so I will be adding more Breeds to this section as horse and pony breeders send us their links.
Brindle Horses - a rare equine coat color - There is a new registry for brindle horses started by Anita Garza in 1998 called the Brindle and Striped Equine International.
www.horse-feathers.com /linkhorse.html   (758 words)

 CentralPets.com - Gelderlander Page (Printer Friendly Version)
The Gelderlander is a fairly recent addition to the list of horse breeds in existence.
A good example of a successful cross between a variety of breeds, the Gelderlander has achieved a stylish gait, large body, docile temperament and jumping ability from its many ancestors.
Some breeds that were used are the Thoroughbred, Hackney, Oldenburg, East Friesian and Anglo-Norman.
centralpets.com /phpscripts/PrintFriendly.php?AnimalNumber=159   (270 words)

 Horse: Featuring many breeds of horses, including working horses, ponies, racing horses, riding horses, care, feeding, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The horse is one of God's greatest creatures.
Selecting a horse will depend on the purpose for which you want to use your horse.
If you feel you can't afford a horse on your own look into joint ownership with a friend or someone you may meet through your research.
www.planet-pets.com /horse.htm   (243 words)

 Neil's Horse Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Comprehensive listing of horse resources, including organizations, events, publications, schools, retailers and services.
Large listing of horse sites in categories including health, sport and breeds, with a large commercial section.
Comprehensive list of horse breeds, with photographs and details of the breed's origins and characteristics.
users2.ev1.net /~kaden/Pages/horses.html   (721 words)

 Quarter Horses for Sale Paint Horse for sale all horse breeds for sale at TheHorseSource - free photo horse classifieds ...
Welcome to new site Sponsor, The Hobby Horse Farm of Axtell, TX where they not only stand some gorgeous studs but offer some find horses for sale as well.
If you find that your horse's breed isn't listed, just drop us a line and we'll be more than happy to add the breed to our classifieds!!
The Horse Source and those associated with The Horse Source assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance or use of these products.
www.thehorsesource.com   (1071 words)

 Horse Country's The Horse in Sport
American Horse Council reports horses in the United States are a $25.3 billion a year industry with 6.9 million horses and 7.1 million participants.
In terms of US employment, the horse industry directly employs more people than railroads, radio and television broadcasting, petroleum and coal products manufacturing and tobacco product manufacturing.
Horse Breeds of the World The International Museum of the Horse
www.horse-country.com /resources/sport.html   (404 words)

 Horse Breeds Trivia and Quizzes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This famous horse breed has an interesting history and a worldwide reputation for excellence in performance.
This is a quiz about the Icelandic horse, which is a relatively rare breed.
Clydesdales are not a very well known breed to the non-horsey world.
www.funtrivia.com /quizlistgold.cfm?cat=6852   (306 words)

 Horse Breeder Directory
PetPeoplesPlace values the responsible and ethical breeding of purebred breeds of pets.
Only breeders that agree to abide to this Breeder Agreement are accepted into our directory.
If you have reason to suspect that any of our listed breeders do not abide by this code please Contact Us.
www.petpeoplesplace.com /directory/breeders/horses   (89 words)

 Canadian Horse Breed Resources * Rare equine breeds conservation * RareSteeds.com
Canadian Horse breed description from Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Sciences
Canadian Horse breed description from International Museum of the Horse
* The status of the Canadian Horse changed from critical to rare in the ALBC's 2000 Breed Priority List.
www.raresteeds.com /Breeds/canadian.htm   (356 words)

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