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Mule Breed

Breed evolution: Mules aren't a species; they're a hybrid between two species, the horse, Equus caballus, and the donkey, Equus assinus. Although both male and female...

Defining a Breed

Question: I am trying to find a good definition of the terms "breed" and "purebred" to be able to distinguish the difference between the two. Also, what is...

Norwegian Fjord Horse Breed

Breed evolution: One of the oldest and purest equine breeds, the Norwegian Fjord Horse was domesticated more than 4,000 years ago, and has been selectively...

Think Before You Breed

We all love foals-with their adorable little heads and puffball tails. And while many horse owners dream of having a foal some day from a prized...

Mangalarga Marchador Horse Breed

Breed evolution: The Mangalarga Marchador originated in Brazil in the early 1740s, when the foundation stallion Sublime was crossed on Spanish Jennets, Andalusians, and Criollos. His...

Azteca Horse Breed

Breed evolution: The Azteca Horse, owners say, is a sublime combination of the Andalusian, one of Europe's most ancient, revered breeds, and the thoroughly all-American Quarter...

Bashkir Curly Horse Breed

Breed evolution: According to the American Bashkir Curly Registry, curly-coated horses were immortalized in Chinese art as early as 161 A.D. But it remains a mystery...

Gaited Curly Horse Breed

Breed evolution: Curly-coated horses have been found in Chinese art dating back to 161 A.D. It's a mystery how the breed reached our shores. Some theorize...

Icelandic Horse Breed

On the trail: Andrea Barber and her husband, Steve, love the Icelandic's "easy chair" ride. They own Sand Meadow Farm in Mendon, New York, south of Rochester, in the...

Morgan Horse Breed

Breed evolution: More than any other breed that evolved in North America, the Morgan is traced to one foundation stallion, the progenitor of the breed. The...

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