Articles Tagged 'Horses'

Friesian Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — August 28, 2017
Can you recognize a Friesian horse? This horse breed stands out with its shiny black coat and long, thick mane and tail. Equitrekking interviews Elizabeth Sharp, president of the Friesian Horse Association of North America (FHANA), to learn more about these graceful and striking horses. All photos credited to Megan… Read more »

The Akhal-Teke Horse Breed

Horse Breed Guide — August 24, 2017
Elegant, exotic and rare, this horse's sleek, athletic body is often compared to a cheetah or greyhound. Learn about the Akhal-Teke horse breed, made sensible and sensitive through a history selective breeding. Is this the right horse breed for you?  We interviewed Terri Fender of the Akhal-Teke Association of America… Read more »

Inaugural Central Park Horse Show a Manifestation of Things to Come

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 24, 2014
By Alexandra Begley The inaugural Central Park Horse Show drew a near-capacity crowd to New York’s most famous urban park from September 18-21, the first event of a seven-year planned contract. The show featured speed courses, dressage, vaulting, and even polo, and while it brought all things equestrian to the… Read more »

Crossing the Great (Breed) Divide

Expert Equestrian Articles — October 7, 2013
There are many things in the horse world that parallel life lessons we could all use. Learn about how opening up and exploring different horse breeds can have a positive impact. by Karen Prell Thoroughbreds, Arabians and the World of Horse Breeds OK. I admit it! Like a lot of… Read more »

Holsteiner Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — February 2, 2013
Learn about the Holsteiner horse breed, which originated over 700 years ago in northern Germany, in Equitrekking's guide to horses around the world.  One of the great German Sporting horses, the Holsteiner horse has a history of courage, agility, strength, and reliability making modern Holsteiners great for jumping, dressage, driving… Read more »

The Dutch Warmblood (KWPN-NA) Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — August 28, 2012
Dutch Warmblood (KWPN-NA) horses are competing at some of the highest level equestrian competitions in the world. Dutch Warmbloods are extremely versatile in their athletic abilities and have been bred for charisma and willingness to perform. Equitrekking interviews Willy Arts and Silvia Monas and from KWPN North America about the… Read more »

The Pinto Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — August 28, 2012
Do you know the difference between the Pinto and the Paint horse? "American Paint horses are limited to registered bloodlines of Paint, American Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred horses, whereas the Pinto can be from an array of bloodlines." –PtHA   Learn more about the Pinto in our latest Horse Breed… Read more »

The Paso Fino Horse Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — July 31, 2012
With its unique gait and distinctive conformation, the Paso Fino is a special breed of horse. Learn about the history and versatility of this smooth, gaited horse. by Raina Paucar Equitrekking interviews Patti Blichmann of the Paso Fino Horse Association to learn more about the Paso Fino. Is the Paso… 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 »

Horse Breeds from Around the World Quiz

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 9, 2012
One of the fascinating things about travel is meeting the wide variety of horse breeds all around the world. Many of these wonderful breeds can be found here at home in the USA. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the wonderful world of horse breeds. by… Read more »