Akhal-Teke The Akhal-Teke is a desert horse with some unique characteristics. Learn more about it in these breed profile written by Jayne Pedigo for About Horses.
American Cream Draft Horse Profile, description and history of the American Cream Draft Horse.
Andalusian Profile, description, history and uses of the Andalusian horse.
Appaloosa, The Appaloosa horse has an interesting history. Learn more about this attractive and versatile breed in this breed profile written by Jayne Pedigo for About Horses.
Arabian Profile, description and history of the Arabian Horse.
Azteca Profile, description and history of the Azteca Horse.
Bashkir Curly Profile, description and history of the Bashkir Curly Horse.
Belgian Draft Horse, The modern-day Belgian Draft Horse seen in the United States is more refined that the original Brabant, from which it originates, but maintains many of the same characteristics.
Brindle Horse Profile, description and history of the Brindle Horse.
British Spotted Pony Profile, description and history of the British Spotted Pony
Budenny Profile, description and history of the Budenny Horse. Written for About Horses by Jayne Pedigo
Canadian Horse Profile, description and history of the Canadian Horse or Cheval Canadien. Written by Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.
Cleveland Bay Profile, description and history of the Cleveland Bay Horse.
Clydesdale, The Clydesdale Horse traces its roots back to early 18th Century Scotland. Learn more of the history and characteristics of this breed.
Colorado Ranger Horse Question - Which American breed of horse traces its roots back to Constantinople? Answer - The Colorado Ranger Horse.
Connemara Pony Profile, description and history of the Connemara Pony.
Dartmoor Pony Origins, characteristics and uses of the Dartmoor Pony, one of the native breeds of Great Britain.
Donkeys, Donkeys are Equids Too. Learn more about these sometimes maligned relatives of the horse. Written by Jayne Pedigo.
Dutch Warmblood Profile, description and history of the Dutch Warmblood horse.
Exmoor Pony Profile, description and history of the Exmoor Pony, one of the native breeds of Great Britain. Written by Jayne Pedigo for About Horses.
Fell Pony Breed profile and history of the Fell Pony, one of Great Britain's native breeds. From the Fell Pony Society of North America.
(Norwegian) Fjord Horse Breed standards of the Norgwegian Fjord Horse, including history and characteristics. From the Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry.
Friesian Horse, The Friesian horse is an ancient breed, descended from the Forest Horse. Learn more about its history, characteristics and uses. Written by Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.
Gypsy Vanner Origins and description of the colorful Gypsy Vanner. From the Gypsy Vanner Horse Society.
Hackney Horse Origins and characteristics of the Hackney Horse and Pony. From the American Hackney Horse Society.
Haflinger, The Haflinger is best known for its unique coloring, but its many other qualities make it a versatile pony, in harness and under saddle. Written by Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.
Hanoverian Origins of the Hanoverian, along with information about inspections. From the American Hanoverian Society.
Highland Pony, The Highland Pony is one of the native breeds of Great Britain. Learn more about this ancient breed.
Holsteiner, Scroll down this page from the American Holsteiner Horse Association for a detailed breed profile and history.
Icelandic Horse Brief breed profile (and a nice slideshow) of the Icelandic Horse. From the United States Icelandic Horse Congress.
Irish Draught Horse, History and breed standards of the Irish Draught Horse. From the Irish Draught Horse Society of North America.
Lipizzaner History, foundation lines and characteristics of the Lipizzan. From the Lipizzan Association of North America.
Miniature Donkey Information about the history and characteristics of the Miniature Donkey. From the International Miniature Donkey Registry.
Mighty Miniature Horses They say the best things come in small packages, and in this case, it's true. Miniature Horses have all the best characteristics of the full-size horse, but come in an easy-to-manage version. By Cathy Laws for EquiSearch.
Missouri Fox Trotter, The Missouri Fox Trotter, known for its comfortable gait, is one of the oldest American horse breeds. Learn more about this attractive horse and its unique gait. Written by Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.
Morgan Horse, Detailed breed standards of the Morgan Horse. From the American Morgan Horse Association.
Mountain Pleasure Horse Information about the Mountain Pleasure Horse, not to be confused with the Rocky Mountain Horse. From the MPHA.
The Mule, Mules have a bad reputation as being stubborn and mean. But they have been invaluable to man throughout recent history and nowadays have a loyal following of fans. Learn more about the versatile mule. Written by Jayne Pedigo for About Horses.
New Forest Pony Profile, description and history of the New Forest Pony. One of a series of features looking at the native horses and ponies of Britain. Written by Jayne Pedigo.
Norwegian Fjord Horse History and unique charateristics of the Norwegian Fjord Horse. From the Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry.
Oldenburg History of the Oldenburg. From the Oldenburg Horse Breeders Society.
Paint Horse Breed profile, including a history of the breed and coat pattern genetics. From the American Paint Horse Assoc.
Paso Fino Breed profile and history of the Paso Fino, as well as information about its unique gaits. From the Paso Fino Horse Assoc.
Percheron , Disposition and characteristics of the Percheron. From the Percheron Horse Assoc. of America.
Quarter Horse, A detailed history of the American Quarter Horse. From OSU Dept. of Animal Science.
Rocky Mountain Horse, History and breed requirements of the Rocky Mountain Horse. From the Rocky Mountain Horse Association.
Russian Don Origins and description of the Russion Don. From OSU Dept. of Animal Science
American Saddlebred Characteristics and uses of the Saddlebred. From the American Saddlebred Horse Association.
Selle Francais Description of the Selle Francais, or French Riding Horse. From OSU Dept. of Animal Science.
Shetland Pony Origins and characteristics of the Shetland Pony, one of the native breeds of Great Britain.
Shire Horse Conformation standards for the Shire Horse. From the American Horse Horse Association.
Tennessee Walking Horse Detailed information about the Tennessee Walker, including conformation and gaits. From the TWHBA.
Thoroughbred History and detailed description of the Thoroughbred. From OSU Dept. of Animal Science.
Tiger Horse Breed standards for the colorful, gaited Tiger Horse. From the Tiger Horse Association.
Trakhener Origins and description of the Trakehner. From the American Trakehner Association.
Welsh Pony and Cob Profile, description and history of the Welsh Pony and Welsh Cob
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