The Thoroughbred: The Pinnacle of Horse Breeding

The Thoroughbred: The Pinnacle of Horse Breeding

Unlike many other breeds, the thoroughbred has bridged the gap between the equine world and the rest of the world. It’s not unusual to hear people refer to athletic animals as thoroughbred, meaning they are top quality, one of the best. Most racehorses worldwide are thoroughbreds. Thoroughbreds win the most prestigious races and the greats…

Furioso North Star Horse Breed – History and Unique Features

Furioso North Star Horse Breed – History and Unique Features

I don’t know if you noticed but I started to look into some of the lesser-known horse breeds out there, particularly those from Eastern Europe. After I learned and shared everything I could about the Romanian Sporthorse, I figured it was time to have a look at another exceptional horse breed from Eastern Europe: Furioso…

The Romanian Sporthorse – Characteristics & History

The Romanian Sporthorse – Characteristics & History

We’ve already covered some of the world’s most popular horse breeds on this blog, but what about the lesser-known ones? I recently stumbled upon some information about the Romanian Sporthorse – a very impressive horse breed with plenty of potentials and a unique history. The Romanian Sporthorse is also known as the Romanian Warmblood, and…

Everything You Need to Know About Palomino Horses (With Pictures)

Everything You Need to Know About Palomino Horses (With Pictures)

Humans have placed palomino horses in high regard since ancient times. It’s easy to understand why: we tend to like anything that’s shimmery and golden, as it gives us a sense of refinement, quality, even superiority at times. Palomino horses definitely look the part: their beautiful golden coats and white manes allow them to stand…

7 Unique Facts About the Tennessee Walking Horse

7 Unique Facts About the Tennessee Walking Horse

The Tennessee Walking Horse – a horse breed like no other. Elegant, refined, and with a gait that turns heads every time, the Tennessee Walking Horse offers one of the smoothest rides you’ll ever experience. There are many other gaited horse breeds out there such as the Paso Fino or the Icelandic Horse, but if…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Haflinger Horse

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Haflinger Horse

Today I wanted to talk a bit about the Haflinger horse – a rather underrated horse breed that definitely deserves more time in the spotlight. The Haflinger breed was developed in Austria and northern Italy in the 19th century, so we’re talking about a European horse breed. Also known as Avelignese, the Haflinger is a small horse with…

The Best Stock Horse Breeds for Your Ranch or Farm

The Best Stock Horse Breeds for Your Ranch or Farm

Stock horses have been used on farms and ranches for generations, and they’re still indispensable to this day. That’s because they can do things no other animal or utility vehicle can do, whether we’re talking about working cattle or pulling heavy loads on fields. Today, stock horses are valued for their high intelligence and unique…