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.

Thoroughbred horse

Thoroughbred Horses

Developed in England for racing, Thoroughbreds are still among the fasted horses bred.

Missouri Fox Trotter Horses

Used early on as work horses, Missouri Fox Trotters may now be seen in shows; they’re also a common pleasure horse.

Mountain Pleasure horse

Mountain Pleasure Horses

The sturdy, calm Mountain Pleasure horse is a rare breed that has been used mainly as a family horse.