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About Padang Pony HorsesPadang Pony

Padang Ponies are from Sumatra Island, Indonesia. They are one of several ponies found in Indonesia. Among the others are Batak (Deli), Bali, Gayoe, Java, Sumba or Sumbawa, Sandalwood, and Timor ponies.

Padang Ponies are small but strong, versatile, have good endurance, and are even tempered. They stand approximately 12.2-13 hh at the withers. They have small heads, small ears, a short, muscular neck, deep chest, sloping croup, sloping shoulder, good coupling, strong back, slight builds, and light legs. They come is all colors. They have thick manes and tails.

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About  Paint Horses Paint

American Paint Horses are highly valued for their color and markings, but also a favorite for their unique refinement and intelligence. They have long been used in performance competitions as a show horse.

American Paint Horses comes in various colors, including bay, chestnut, black, palomino, gray, buckskin, and blue roan. Plus they have distinctive white markings. The marks vary in size but the patterns are standard. The two predominant coat patterns of Paint Horses, the overo and tobiano, are distinguished by the position of the white coloring on the body.

Overo (Spanish, for “like an egg”) patterned horses have white spots extending across their back between the withers and the tail. Typically, a ...

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About Palomino HorsesPalomino

The term Palomino does not refer to a specific breed of horses but to a type of color. The Palomino coloring is evident in a number of breeds. There are various theories where the name Palomino comes from, one suggests that it comes from Juan de Palomino who received a golden colored horse from Cortes.  

The origin of the Palomino is not clear as golden colored horses are found all over the world. Works of art dating back many centuries depict such horses in Asia, Japan and several European countries. The Spanish Queen Isabella encouraged the breeding of golden horses, as a result in Spain they are often referred to as Isabellas. In North America Palominos were imported by the Spanish Conquistadores. This type of ...

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About  Paso Fino Horses Paso Fino

Paso Fino means ''fine step''. Paso Fino horses are a naturally gaited light horse breed dating back to horses imported to the Caribbean from Spain. Paso Fino horses are prized for their smooth, natural, four-beat, lateral ambling gait; they are used in many disciplines, but are especially popular for trail riding.

In the United States two main groups of horses are popularly called "Paso Fin" One, also known as the Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino (PPR), originated in Puerto Rico. The other, often called the Colombian Paso Fino or Colombian Criollo Horse (CCC), developed in Colombia.

Paso Fino horses are a blend of Barb, Spanish Jennet, and Andalusian horses. They were bred by Spanish land owners in Puerto Rico and C ...

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About  Pentro Horses Pentro

Pentro Hores were developed in Molise, Italy. Originally they were a beast of burden, for herding other animals. Today they are used chiefly for riding and as a working animal. They have a nervous temperament but at the same time docile.


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About  Percheron Horses Percheron

Percheron heavy horses, originally known as Norman Percheron, are one of the best-known European horse breeds. They originated in the district of Perche, to the north and west of Normandy in France.

They never achieved the popularity in England of the Clydesdale and Shire heavies, and although quite a number were imported into Britain – especially in the late 1800s – they were believed not to have the strength and stamina of the British breeds.

However, the Percheron found favor in the United States as a heavy draught animal, but a good deal of its popularity there is believed to have been due to its predominant grey color.

Percheron horses are more like Suffolk horses than other British heavy breeds ...

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About  Persano Horses Persano

The true Salernitano horse originated from the plain lying between the Sele and the Calore (Salerno - Campania). But, as well as this breed, another type was also raised, which came to be known as the “razza governativa di Persano” (the ruling breed of Persano).  

Established in 1762 by the Bourbon king, Charles III, it was the result of crossing mares of largely eastern origin with Andalusian Arab stallions In 1874 the government sought to suppress the breed and all examples of it were sold at public auction. But in 1900 it was re-established, using mares with a good combination of characteristics and proven to be good for riding. These were selected from various cavalry regiments and mated with two stallions: J ...

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About Peruvian Paso HorsesPeruvian Paso

Peruvian Paso horses, or just Peruvian Horses, are light saddle horse known for their smooth ride. They are distinguished by a natural, four-beat, lateral gait called the paso llano.  

Because of the shared word Paso, a close relationship between the Peruvian Paso and the Paso Fino breed is incorrectly assumed. "Paso" simply means "step," in Spanish, and does not imply a common breed or origin. Although the two breeds share ancestors in the Old World, and have some similarities, they were developed independently for different purposes. The two breeds are different and easily distinguishable. The Peruvian is somewhat larger, deeper in the body and wider. The Paso Fino is not bred for "termino" in its stride. & ...

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About Pindos Pony HorsesPindos Pony

Pindos ponies, also known as Thessalian Ponies, come from Greece, mostly around Thessaly. In the third century the Greek poet Oppian wrote that these ponies were “most noted for beauty, courage, and endurance”.  

Pindos Ponies are rather agile animals. They are also considered frugal and surefooted. Having a surefooted horse equates a very easy journey for those seeking a means to travel inexpensively with a dependable creature. They have been utilized for agriculture, pack, harness duties, and of course, riding. They can be found in Greece, Albania, Macedonia, and other areas of the Ionian Sea and Aegean Sea.  

They have a reputation for being consistent and easy to train. At times, they may ...

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About  Pintabian Horses Pintabian

Pintabians are graceful, animated horses that are known for their beauty, stamina, versatility, and good disposition. Although Pintabians can also be registered as Pintos, they are more specifically referred to as an Arabian-type horse with spots. Pintabians have tobiano markings and over 99 percent Arabian blood. They became officially recognized in 1992 when the Pintabian Horse Registry was established.  

  While its tobiano markings are one of its distinguishing characteristics, the Pintabian is not a color breed. Arabian does not have a spotted coat. In order to have a color pattern, there was a tobiano pinto, 7 generations ago that was crossed with an Arab. The tobiano color pattern is defined as non ...

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About  Pleven Horses Pleven

Pleven horses are competition horses with a natural jump and free-flowing gaits.

Pleven horses were developed in 1898 in the Klementina stud (now called the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center) in Bulgaria. Plevens are mostly Anglo-Arab, but Gidran stallions were later added to the breed. They were officially recognized in 1951, and English Thoroughbred blood was further added to add refinement and size to Plevens.  

The breed is still selectively bred throughout Bulgaria, and an effort is being made to increase their size, which would make it more attractive as an international sport horse.  

The Pleven''s head has a straight profile, a long, muscular neck, and a nice top line. They ...

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About  Poitevin (Mulassier) Horses Poitevin (Mulassier)

Poitevin (also known as Mulassier "mule-breeder", Poitevin Mulassier, or Trait Mulassier) are a draft horse from the Poitou area of France. They are a late-maturing breed with strong bones, known for its calm nature. They are found in many solid coat colors, the result of crossbreeding with several other European draft breeds throughout its history, and are the only French draft horse to be found in bay dun. Today, Poitevins are used mainly for driving, although some are used for riding and equine therapy.  

Poitevin stallions were generally sold as two-year-olds at the summer fair in Vendee and the winter fair in Saint-Maixent, as well as to horse merchants in Berry, Beauce, Perche, and the Midi. In these areas, ...

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About Pony of the Americas HorsesPony of the Americas

The Pony of the Americas originated in Iowa, US. They are all related to one horse named the Black Hand. They were development by breeding an Appaloosa Arab horse with a Shetland. Black Hand was the horse of an attorney named was Les Boomhower. Les gave the horse the name for the markings situated on their quarters. Today they can be found in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, and other Midwestern states. 

Ponies of the Americas are very smart horses with a calm and giving temperament. They are gentle and can be trusted to travel on their own when needed.

They can stand up to thirteen hands tall, with the vast majority of them coming in just under eleven or twelve hands. They ...

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About  Pottok Horses Pottok

Pottok horses originate from the Basque region of France. They have been in demand for quite some time and are considered one of the three main native horse breeds. Their history comes from the Magdalenian types of horses, which were dated all the way back to seven thousand B.C. They were once considered a very wild horse but have since become domesticated.

Just as their popularity began to grow, they were hurt by the high demand for horses that were larger for agricultural purposes. Experts believe that at some point there were only a mere 150 Pottok horses left. However today yhey are popular due to a gentile nature. They have been featured in films and have also been serving as a mascot for a rugby team.   ...

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About  Pryor Mountain Mustang Horses Pryor Mountain Mustang

Pryor Mountain Mustangs are a substrain of Mustang considered to be genetically unique and one of the few strains of horses verified by DNA analysis to be descended from the original Colonial Spanish Horses brought to the Americas by the Spanish. They live on the Pryor Mountains Wild Horse Range located in the Pryor Mountains of Montana and Wyoming in the United States, and are the only Mustang herds remaining in Montana. They are protected by the Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (WFRHBA) and managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), who has set the optimum herd number at 120 animals. Genetic studies have revealed that the herd exhibits a high degree of genetic diversity and a low degree of inbreeding, and ...

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