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About Ob Pony HorsesOb Pony

Ob Ponies, also known as Priob ponies, are from the Khanty-Mansi national district near the lower areas of the Ob and Irtysh rivers in western Siberia in Russia.

The climate they are from is severe with extreme cold, deep snow, and a lack of grain foods. Ob Ponies are used chiefly as pack animals in the winter. During the summer months they do not work and are left free to graze the marshes.

Ob Ponies live long lived and fertile; they work until they are eighteen or twenty years old. In general they are similar Yakut Ponies, although they are more of draft type. They are hardy and enduring. They are small in stature with a long back and well developed skeleton. Their legs are short. Their head is of medium length, ...

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About Old English Black Horse  HorsesOld English Black Horse

Old English Black, or Old Kladruby, are an extinct horses developed in Britain.

During the Norman Conquest of 1066, the brittish took some of the Great Horses from the mainland Europe across the English Channel and crossbred them with native mares. Eventually, a distinct breed developed that was known as the Old English Black Horse.

Despite the name, they were not a color breed. For a long period of time, bays and browns were more common in this breed than blacks, but, there were also roans, grays, and chestnuts among them. The color markings on the old English black horse were similar to Clydesdale horses, with the desired pattern being four white stockings and a well-defined bald face.

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About  Oldenburg Horses Oldenburg

Oldenburg horses were developed in a small area near surrounding the province of Oldenburg, Germany in the 16th century. They horses are multi-talented horses commonly used in dressage, endurance riding, general riding, hunting, and jumping activities.  

Oldenburg horses were originally developed as a strong carriage horse. They were developed from Spanish, Neopolitan, Barb, Thoroughbred, and Hannoverian horses. The early Oldenburg horses were well-known for consistency in conformation, great power, and their magnificent coal black color. They were also famed for their kind character and extreme willingness to work under saddle, in front of a carriage, or in the fields. However, as the need for carriag ...

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About  Orlov Trotter Horses Orlov Trotter

Orlov Trotters are Russian horses known for greet speed and endurance. They were developed in the 1800’s with the help of Count Alexei Orlov, who operated the Khrenovskoy Stud Farm situated somewhere near Bobrov, a small town in Russia. Count Orlov cross breed local mares with English, Danish, and Arabian stallions to development of the Russian Trotter.

Through the 1800’s Russian nobles frequently rode Orlov Trotter and enjoyed their durability; however, by the the twentieth century they became unpopular soon were threatened by extinction. Luckily a small number proved successful enough at racing and some owners continued to breed them. Currently around a dozen of them still exist in Voronezh, Ukraine, and around the S ...

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About Orlov-Rostopchin HorsesOrlov-Rostopchin

Orlov-rostopchin Horeses (also called the Russian Saddle Horses) started their developed in eighteenth century Russia when Count Alexei Orlov bred Arabian stallions with royal Spanish and Danish mares, as well as English Thoroughbreds, Dutch Friesians, and other breeds, to produce the Orlov Trotter in the late 1700s.  

But in addition to his Trotters, Count Orlov also used some of his same foundation Arabians to produce a saddle horse. Orlov Riding Horses, as they were called, averaged about 16 hands with strong, athletic bodies, but also featured dished heads, swanlike necks and an elegant look. They were predominantly black.

At the same time, a rival breeder, Count F.V. Rostopchin was crossing his ow ...

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About  Ostfriesen Horses Ostfriesen

Ostfriesen and Alt-Oldenburger horses are representatives of a group of horse breeds primarily from continental Europe called heavy warmbloods. The breed has two names because the same horse was bred in two marshy regions in the most north-western part of Germany: East Frisia and the former grand duchy of Oldenburg. The name "Alt-Oldenburger" - alt meaning "old" - simply distinguishes this horse from its descendant, the modern Oldenburg, which is bred for sport.  

The AO/OF is bred by preservationists to fit the pre-World War model. Unlike the registries of the sport horses that followed them, their studbook is partly-closed. However, external evaluation and performance testing of the breeding stock is still a ke ...

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