Nokota Horses

Nokotas can excel as both trail and work horses. These rare horses have a square-set, angular frame.

Paint horses

Paint Horses

The versatile Paints, mainly used for trail riding and western shows, have an interesting history.

Percheron horses

Percheron Horses

Mainly used as heavy draft work horses on farms, Percherons also can be ridden and shown; the breed was first developed in Medieval France to carry knights into battle.

Quarter horse

Quarter Horses

The Quarter Horse is a versatile breed, used for everything from trail riding to dressage. The American Quarter Horse Association is the largest breed registry in the world.

Rocky Mountain horses

Rocky Mountain Horses

Used in open-gaited horse shows, the Rocky Mountain Horse actually got its start in Kentucky, used to plow fields, herd cattle, travel over steep and rugged trails, and drive the buggy.

Shire horses

Shire Horses

The very large Shires are popular and skillful draft animals.

Standardbred horses

Standardbred Horses

Longer and more muscular than Thoroughbreds, the Standardbred, is primarly used in harness racing.

Suffolk Horses

The large, easy-going Suffoks can be used for heavy hauling.

Tennessee Walking horse

Tennessee Walking Horses

Tennesee Walking Horses have a long history in America; they’re an ideal for performance and pleasure showing, as well as general riding.

Colonial Spanish Horses

The versatile, but endangered Colonial Spanish horse, brought to the Pacific Northwest by Spanish Conquistadors, became the mount for Native Americans.

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