The American Paint is a very common horse in the United States. These horses are a mixture of white and any other color of the equine spectrum. The possible colors are: black, bay, brown, chestnut, dun, grullo, sorrel, palomino, buckskin, gray or roan.
This horse is the second largest breed registry in the United States. Their colorful coat pattern is essential to the breeds popular identity, American Paint Horses have strict bloodline requirements and a stock-horse body type. Paints do come in a variety of colors and markings, but there are only three coat patterns: Overo, Tovero, and Tobiano.
The American Quarter Horse is the most popular breed in the United States. This horse is at its top sprinting short distances. This horses name came from their ability to win races against other horses by a quarter of a mile or less. The horse has reached spees of 55 miles per hour.
The most common color of a quarter horse is a sorrel. Other colors include chestnut, bay, brown, buckskin, black, palomino, gray, dun, grullo (referred to as a blue dun), red roan, blue roan, bay roan, cremello, white and perlino.
The American Saddlebred was originally named the American Saddle Horse. The breed originated in Kentucky, but now in the show world, this horse is most commonly used in Saddle Seat adn many types of Driving. They are also used in Dressage, Hunter/jumper, and western. Very well tempered.
The colors of this horse is most commonly bay, brown, black, and chestnut. They are also seen in gray, roan, palomino and pinto.
The American Standardbred was named after a certain Thoroughbred named Messenger. Messenger was brought to America and bred with all different breeds of mares. These horses were meant to go fast. To be included in the registry, the early standardbreds had to complete the mile in under 3 minutes.
The color of this horse is usually a bay or brown. They also can appear as chestnut, black, grey, roan, and tobiano. The tobiano pattern is only seen in some New-Zealand Horses.
The Appaloosa horse was the result of breeding by the Nez Perce Indians of Idaho. The name "Appaloosa" came from the Palouse River. The breed nearly went extinct when the United States Cavalry murdered all of the Indians horses. A group of horse people formed a registry, the Appaloosa Horse Club, and had success in saving the breed. Now it is the third largest registry in the world
Appaloosa's base colors include black, bay, palomino, chestnut, dun, grullo, or buckskin. The coat patterns, however, are: frost, varnish roan, snowflake, blanket, leopard, and few spot leopard.
The Arabian horse has characteristics apart from most other horses. They have a signifigant difference in the shape of their head, a slight dished profile with large nostrils and prominent eyes. This gorgeous breed is definitely known for being affectionate and bonding with humans. Arabians are also swell performers in endurance because of their agility and stamina.
The colors of this horse are bay, gray, chestnut, roan, and black.
The Clydesdale horse reaches heights of 18 hands and over. The beautiful, large horse is well known for its grace. This horse carries an eager gait and always shows a positive attitude. While lifting their feet from the ground, they make a beautiful long stride, making their performance looking like they never will miss a beat.
These beautiful horses come in colors of brown, bay, black, and chestnut. These horses also have longer hair near their hooves that are called feathers. These feathers add to the grace of the horse.
The Hanoverian breed is best known of the European Warm-bloods. This horse excels in jumping, dressage, and eventing. The Hanoverian breed originated in Germany in the state of Lower Saxony, formerly the kingdom of Hanover, which the horse is named after.
These horses are the colors of chestnut, bay, black, and brown.
The Missouri Fox Trotter was created by early American settlers by mixing Morgans and Thoroughbreds. The Missouri Fox Trotter gets its name from a strange gait where the breed walks quickly with its forelegs and trots with its hind legs. The Missouri Fox Trotter is a sure-footed horse, and is very stable on trail.
The colors of the Missouri Fox Trotter are bay, black bay, black roan, bay roan, black, brown, buckskin, chestnut, chestnut roan, dun, gray, palomino, red roan, sorrel, white, cremello, perlino, and champagne. You can also have a tobiano, overo, and a spotted Missouri Fox Trotter.
The marwari has curved ears that usually touch in the very centre of its head. It is almost like having horns.The marwari has always had these curved ears and scientists are puzzled with this 2000 year gene. They assume taht this will change when the breeds start to mix with the marwari. It's height ranges from 14.2 to 16 hands high and it usulaly is a pinto with black and a creamy white colour. It has blue eyes. THey are very recognizable.
The shagya-arabia has very clear bloodstream. It has stronger headquarteres and well-laid shoulders allowing for excellent flexibility.It has a very rectangular frame! THe head is pointed. The shagya-arabia was trained for military use. So in that case it is extremely steady. It stands from 15-16 hands high and has very solid skin colours.All in all a great horse for all!!!
The akhal-teke is a very sleek, slender, and elegant kindof horse. Long limbs and a fine bones, and an arched neck. Because teh akhal-teke is from deserts they have a gliding gait. The eyes are very unique with an almond shape and the coat shines with a gold overlay.It camaflouges in the heat of the desert. It stands 15-16 hnds high and ranges from a gold to a black to a dun and chestnut colour.
The caspian horse breed is very elegant as well.It has long, graceful limbs and a ground gaining stride. It has strong hooves because of its rocky mountain habitat. It can grow a heavy winter coat despite it's desert breeding. It is sized like a pony but is evenly proportioned. It stands 10-12 hnds high. Solid colours are common!
Despite it's massive appearance it is very fast and a very forward horse breed. It is very muscular and strong and can work fro long lengths of time. It has a large and beautiful head with pretty eyes taht express alot. It has an arching high-set neck ,and a noble presence. It is 15.2 to 17 hands high. Mostly grey but foals lighten until pure white. Chestnut, bay, and black have also been reported colours for this breed.