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  Mustang Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mustangs are often referred to as "wild horses" in the press and in daily usage.
Supporters of the Mustang argue that the animals are merely small due to their harsh living conditions but that survival of the fittest has eliminated any traits that lead to weakness or inferiority.
Horses are able to go longer without water than cattle, which allows them to graze areas too remote from water to be grazed by cattle.
www.horsetopics.com /mustang_horse.html   (1203 words)

  Mustang (horse) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A mustang is a small, hardy, free-roaming horse of the North American west, descendant of Spanish conquistador horses.
Mustangs were a resource in that they could be captured and used or sold (especially for military use) or slaughtered for food, especially pet food in later years.
A movement of wild horse supporters argues, often successfully, for their protection on the grounds that the horses pre-date ranchers, are part of the ecology and history of the Western United States, and have at least as much right to be on public lands as do ranchers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mustang_(horse)   (790 words)

 Horses - The Kiger Mustang - Horse and Pony Breeds on Equiworld - Equestrian Information on the internet
It was from the horses of the conquistadors that the huge herds of mustangs descended.
Subsequent tests have been performed on the Kiger horses showing that they are indeed related to the horses brought to the United States by the Conquistadors.
One horse stood out from the others and was instantly recognized as the horse destined to become the lead stallion.
www.equiworld.net /uk/horsecare/Breeds/kigermustang/index.htm   (735 words)

 Mustang Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Viewing Mustang Horseā€”A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity: For anyone who loves to see animals in their natural habitat, the experience of seeing majestic herds of mustang horse is sure to be breathtaking.
Seeing Mustang Horse in motion offers an enriching perspective on the beauty of the natural world that is often overshadowed by the trappings of modern society.
Mustang Horse are among the very few that has not lost its characteristics due to the whims of man.
www.horses-store.com /MustangHorse.html   (772 words)

 The Story of Frank Hopkins
Horse for horse, both Frank and Jones believed that a mustang could beat any other breed or type.
When a horse could stand this work and still show a disposition to continue, Frank knew he had a horse that was in condition.
Frank reported that the second horse was broken down in spirit and the third horse, that arrived a few days later, was a broken down wreck.
www.frankhopkins.com /biography.html   (2015 words)

 Kiger Mustang Endurance Prospects
Best s dun Mustang won the race even though at close to 200 pounds Best was the biggest rider and his mustang was the smallest horse in the race.
Though the Sixth originally balked at having to give up their blood horses, the brass felt that fire must be fought with fire-mustang against mustang- when fighting an elusive and fast moving foe such as the Apache.
The Kiger Mustang is bred and raised in the high desert and mountains of the Steens Wilderness area.
www.springwaterstation.com /kiger/endurance.html   (1606 words)

 Mustang Wild Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The guy was doing a good job with the horse, but this mustang mare was a real hardcase and I could tell that it was going to take a while as she was squealing and kicking, kind of made my kneecaps hurt just watching.
They had 47 mustang horses they were going to auction off the next morning, there were mares and stallions of all ages, yearlings to 13 years old stallions.
Now these wild horses came from the Burns Oregon BLM holding pens and in one pen of 7 Kiger Mustang Stallion I saw him, well part of him anyway all I could see was his butt, but what a butt, what a nice full long tail, it dragged the ground.
www.breeds-of-horses.com /mustang-wild-horse.html   (415 words)

 Breeds of Livestock - Mustang (Horse)
Herds of wild horses from the eastern United States were forced west by civilization and eventually crossed the Mississippi River and joined the western herds.
The large herds of wild horses did not pose a particular problem until the western United States became settled and cattle and other grazing animals were added to the native range.
The population of Mustangs at the beginning of the twentieth century is estimated at two million.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/horses/mustang   (815 words)

 Mustang (horse) at AllExperts
A mustang is a small, hardy, free-roaming horse of the North American west, descended primarily from horses brought to the Americans by the Spanish conquistadors.
However, because all "wild" free-roaming horses in America descended from horses that were originally domesticated, the proper term is feral horses.
The first mustangs descended from Spanish horses brought to Mexico in the 1500s by the Conquistadors.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/mu/mustang_(horse).htm   (1416 words)

 Mustang Wild Horse History
Lesley works with 3 wild horses at a BLM adoption, and very clearly explains what is happening, what she is doing, and what she sees in each horse as it progresses.
The horse, along with the cat and perhaps the pig and parrot, is one of an even smaller handful of species that does equally well in domestic and wild situations, and in a wide variety of climates.
Since the original Spanish horses were the result of hundreds of years of selective breeding for ranch work in Spain, most of these horses were by nature "cowy" and adapted well to ranch work.
www.mustangs4us.com /mustang4.htm   (3308 words)

 THE MUSTANG HORSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He seeks out elders for authenticity when drawing the horse, and retains the information to insure the history of the mustang is not lost.
There were two versions of mustang horse: The short and chunky type was preferred by the Northern tribes, but the Comanches preferred the more slender version.
Riddles serves on the Board of Directors for the Southwest Spanish Mustang Association, whose aim is to restore and preserve the breed.
www.comanchelanguage.org /history3.htm   (500 words)

 American Mustang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Stating that Mustangs were "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West," Congress passed the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act in 1971.
At age 20, Tang still continues to be shown and also to greet the public as a good-will Mustang at BLM adoptions, county fairs and anywhere else the public wants to see her.
These Mustangs are part of a cooperative effort between the Horse Park, the Lexington Police Activities League and BLM to give inner city Lexington youngsters the opportunity to become horsemen and women and to give wild horses a useful and productive future.
www.imh.org /imh/bw/mustang.html   (621 words)

 Training Mustang Horses
Mustangs often take longer to desensitize and are always less trusting of people than domesticated horses.
In 1971 at the urging of "Wild Horse Annie" The Wildhorse and Burro Act was passed, recognizing that feral horses should have a place in the western ecosystem.
Our theory is, that a horse is a horse, if you communicate with them in their own language and they understand what you are asking them to do, once they get over their initial fear of humans they will become useful horses in the same proportion that domestic horses will.
gentlehorses.com /training_mustang_horses.htm   (783 words)

 The Spanish Mustang - Horse and Pony Breeds with Equiworld - Equestrian Information on the internet
The original Nez Perce Appaloosa was a Spanish Mustang, and the Quarter Horse got his cow sense from this remarkable breed whose courage was born in the bullrings of Spain.
The Spanish Mustang is a medium sized horse, ranging from 13 2 to 15 hands with an average size of about 14 2 with proportional weight.
Watching the herds of mustangs running across this Wyoming landscape, like their ancestors did hundreds of years ago makes a person proud to be a small part of it.
www.equiworld.net /uk/horsecare/Breeds/spanishmustang   (1481 words)

 Mustang Horse
In the mountains the Mustang population is controlled by mountain lions, but on the plains predators do not bother these horses.
New Mexico Horse Project - DNA survey of three bands of wild horses in New Mexico to see if they are related to the first horse to come to America during the Spanish colonial period.
The mustang horse babies will be a very adaptable, healthy baby.
www.mustang-horses.org /mustang-horses-management.htm   (623 words)

 American Mustang Breed Description
The Mustang is often called "The Symbol of the American West." Mustangs are known for their rugged athleticism and qualities of endurance.
Mustangs that have been removed from the wild require experienced handlers, but a gentled Mustang can make a willing partner and a great family horse.
The growing population of wild horses was deliberately encouraged for nearly two centuries, when it was common practice for the Spanish government to ship horses to the New World for release into the wild.
www.equinepost.com /resources/breeds/showBreed.asp?ID=128   (411 words)

 Breeds of Horses - Horse Breeds - Horses for Sale
The Mustang is the feral (wild) horse of North America, descended from horses brought by Spanish conquistadors, and therefore of Andalusian, Arab and Barb origins.
Later, various other horse breeds became mixed with the Mustang; it is known that Friesians and later Thoroughbred blood was incorporated into the Mustang horse breed.
Should you be looking for horses for sale, please check our horse classifieds… horseforsale.ca has the very best horses for sale from around the globe in our horse classifieds.
www.horseforsale.ca /breeds/mustang.cfm   (260 words)

 Bond w/ mustang - Horse Rescue / Adoption
I know this kind of the same but, if you get a wild mustang from the BLM or somewhere, I was wondering if you would have a better bond with them than regular horses.
It depends on the horse, some horses are just not "people horses" and normally you will have work harder for that trust from a mustang.
Some people think horses are object but there are some horses that just cant get used to the human touch or a different way of life than before.
www.horsegroomingsupplies.com /horse-forums/bond-w-mustang-38362.html   (604 words)

 The Mustang Horse Breed - Profile
The Mustang is a feral horse found in the western United States, originally from Spanish horses but mixed with other breeds over the decades.
The Mustang Pony is native to North America, descended from Arabian and Barb horses of the Spanish settlers and was later crossed with larger breeds to create working horses such as the Quarter Horse, Appaloosa, Pinto and Palomino.
I have a mare that I believe is Mustang due to her conformation.
www.petpeoplesplace.com /resources/breed_profiles/horses/mustang.htm   (231 words)

 Kiger Mustang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Harding arranged for these horses to be separated from the rest and held at the Burns District facility in Oregon.
Twenty of the horses were released in the Kiger HMA, and seven in the Riddle HMA.
The horses apparently exhibited similar characteristics to the Spanish Barb including the dun factor color, fl points and zebra stripes on their legs.
www.kyhorsepark.com /imh/bw/kiger.html   (1989 words)

 Ford Mustang 2005 - American Car Imports UK
The Mustang GT boasts a new multi-valve, overhead-cam V8 that produces 300 horsepower and is available with a Tremec five-speed manual or an automatic.
The Mustang heritage of low-cost performance and flashy styling has not been compromised one iota by putting the new car on the platform that Ford used to call the CDW.
The Mustang is relatively heavy, and the brakes are a whopping 15 percent larger than the old brakes; they really work well in high-speed highway driving situations.
www.americancarimports.com /stock/detailedInfo/FordMustang2005.asp   (1320 words)

 FOXNews.com - Judge: Mustang Ranch Brothel Keeps Name - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News
A federal judge ruled that the exclusive owner of the Mustang Ranch trademark is Lance Gilman, who bought the gaudy pink stucco buildings that once housed the bordello in 2003 and moved them a short distance next to his Wild Horse Adult Resort & Spa east of Reno.
A pink-colored sign featuring the Mustang Ranch name and logo _ a lady with flowing hair _ went up at the brothel along Interstate 80 shortly after the judge's ruling was made.
Because he had been barred from using the Mustang Ranch name until the lawsuit was resolved, Gilman had reopened it with the generic name World Famous Brothel.
www.foxnews.com /wires/2006Dec16/0,4670,MustangRanch,00.html   (785 words)

 Mustang Horse Gifts, Decals & Apparel
The Mustang Horse contributed to formation of many American breeds: the Morgan, Quarter Horse, American Saddlebred, Tennessee Walker, Appaloosa, Buckskin, and others.
Mustang Horses are among the very few that has not lost its characteristics due to the whims of man.
Wild horses and burros are currently being sold to groups and individuals on a case-by-case basis at a negotiated price, and are not being sent to public auction.
www.nickerstickers.com /horse/mustang.htm   (879 words)

 Mustang Horses
Mustang Horses (American Indian Horses or Spanish Horses) were brought to the New World by the Spanish in the 1500s.
Indians of that era had never seen horses and thought riders to be the godlike creatures.
A mustang horse picture can be found on breeders websites and is used by a breeder for advertising.
www.mustang-horses.org   (286 words)

 How to Select a Mustang - eHow.com
The breed was taken to Spain in the eighth century and crossed with an Iberian stock of horse to create a sure-footed, quick and sturdy horse that would carry Spanish conquistadors across America centuries later.
Mustangs are well-proportioned and have smooth-muscled builds with sloping shoulders, crested necks, deep barrels, strong hindquarters, rounded croups and a low-set tail.
If you adopt a horse from the BLM, you will be required to provide proof that you have an adequate place (with no barbed wire) to keep the horse.
www.ehow.com /how_10548_select-mustang.html   (484 words)

 Abby, The "Mustang" Police Horse
She was born in the wild horse herds of Goldfield Nevada.
She continued re-enforcing that she wasn't as big as Modoc, but she had all of the qualities that I was not able to find in all of the other horses of various breeds that we had looked at.
Abby's party was enjoyed by all thanks to the efforts of the (Las Vegas) National Wild Horse and Burro Show Association and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Mounted Police who were on hand for Abby's ceremony and riding two mustangs as well.
www.qnet.com /~sixwranch/abby.htm   (1034 words)

 Mustangs R Horses Rescue Ranch
Mustangs R Horses Rescue Ranch is a non-profit organization, started by five concerned, committed, horse-loving women.
In working with her to overcome her wild insticts, our director's love for horses, most especially Mustangs, was born.
The BLM has strict requirements for those who adopt wild Mustangs but they do not have the resources to monitor them throughout their lives.
www.mustangsrhorsesrescue.com   (507 words)

 Horse Breeders- Kiger & American Paint Mustang Sales- Arabians
Kiger Mustangs are believed to be descended from the horses brought to North America by Spanish explorers in the early 1600's.
To understand the importance of this statement you have to appreciate, that the Spanish Charger of the 1500 and 1600’s were considered by horse enthusiasts in Europe to be the finest horse in the known world and their genes more valuable than gold.
The conformation of the Kiger Mustang is distinctive, smooth and elegant, with chest of good depth, moderately muscled, dense bone and extremely hard hooves.
www.springwaterstation.com   (788 words)

 SUPERSTANG.COM - Dedicated to 87-93 Performance Mustang Tuning
His name and his Mustang have been seen in Car Craft before most recently in the August '05 issue, when we were impressed with the car's 10-second ability, so when he ripped off a 9.60 at 146.38 mph is first time down the Norwalk's track, everyone was astounded.
She was hauling one of her horses to Tucson, AZ and was rear ended by a semi while on the way.
Today I pulled my trailer (note: I pulled the trailer -with- the mustang, I didn't pull my mustang on a trailer) to the Car Craft show and cruised around at the show for hours in the high heat (pulling the trailer) and NEVER had a problem with vapor lock.
www.superstang.com   (8508 words)

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