Articles Tagged 'Horse Breed Profiles'

The Missouri Fox Trotter Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — July 10, 2013
The breed with an easy-going flat foot walk, smooth "fox" trot and a relaxed, free-flowing canter. Did you know the Missouri Fox Trotter has three natural gaits and no special shoeing or training is required? This breed is known for the comfort it affords its rider. Equitrekking interviews Joyce Graening,… Read more »’s Top 10 Articles of 2012

Darley's Travel Blog — December 27, 2012
Introducing the most popular articles, as measured by your clicks, on in 2012. Your picks included several from Karen Braschayko's Dream Jobs series, equine art, OTTB trainers, Raina Paucar's horse breed profiles, riding California's High Sierras and more. What do you want to see more of in 2013? Tell us by… Read more »

The American Paint Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — June 26, 2012
Is the American Paint Horse the right breed for you? This colorful and unique breed of horse has been used throughout American history and is a Hollywood favorite.  Equitrekking interviews Laura Jesberg, Director of Marketing for the American Paint Horse Association (APHA). Laura shares the history of the American Paint Horse and… Read more »

The Arabian Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — June 19, 2012
Learn the history and characteristics of the Arabian horse. A history of close interaction with people have given Arabians an innate ability to bond with humans. Find out if this is the right breed for you! Equitrekking interviews Hilary Nixon, Communications Coordinator for the Arabian Horse Association. She shares her… Read more »

The Pura Raza Española Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — May 23, 2012
Did you know that Pure Spanish Horses are good at fetching? Or that gray or white horses are born black or very dark brown and change color over time? Learn more interesting facts about the Pura Raza Española breed and find out if this is the right horse for you! Equitrekking… Read more »

The Curly Sport Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — May 21, 2012
Considered to be hypoallergenic to most people–It's the horse breed with a twist. Is the Curly Sport Horse the right breed for you? Equitrekking interviews Linda VavRosky of Creekside Curlies. Linda shares with us the origins and characteristics of this fairly new and truly unique breed of horse.   A young… Read more »

The Morgan Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — May 9, 2012
Is the Morgan the right horse for you? Learn about this stylish mount and famous Morgans from the past. Equitrekking interviews Julie M. Broadway, Executive Director of the American Morgan Horse Association. Julie shares with us some interesting facts and history related to America’s first horse breed, the Morgan.  Photo ©… Read more »

The Rocky Mountain Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — April 24, 2012
Learn interesting facts about the Rocky Mountain horse an American horse breed. Equitrekking interviews Ron Hatcher, a breeder of Rocky Mountain Horses at his Rebel Ridge Farm. Find out what makes the Rocky Mountain Horse unique as an American horse breed. Is this the right horse breed for you? A rider… Read more »

The American Quarter Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — March 9, 2012
Equitrekking Interviews Jim Bret Campbell, AQHA Senior Director of Marketing and Publications, examining the history and legacy of the American Quarter Horse. Founded in 1940, the American Quarter Horse Association is the largest equine breed organization in the world. With headquarters in Amarillo, Texas, AQHA has a membership of more… Read more »

The Chincoteague Pony Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — March 2, 2012
Equitrekking interviews Gale Park Frederick, founder of The National Chincoteague Pony Association and the world's first Chincoteague Pony Registry. Gale shares the unique story of these American Ponies. Learn about their history, characteristics and some interesting facts about this breed. Discover if the Chicoteague Pony is the right horse breed for you!… Read more »