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For The Love Of Horses, Their Exceptional Beauty And Gracefulness

Updated on June 6, 2016
These beauties together enjoying the sun, and their time in the green pastures. The American Quarter Horse is the most popular among all the breeds.
These beauties together enjoying the sun, and their time in the green pastures. The American Quarter Horse is the most popular among all the breeds. | Source
The Arabian Horse Breed is a remarkable, intelligent equine, and love to interact with humans.
The Arabian Horse Breed is a remarkable, intelligent equine, and love to interact with humans. | Source
There a number of things to check before allowing your horse out to the pasture, many dangers could be lurking there.
There a number of things to check before allowing your horse out to the pasture, many dangers could be lurking there. | Source
Mother and baby, the Appaloosa or paint horses are among some of the most beautiful, with their unique markings.
Mother and baby, the Appaloosa or paint horses are among some of the most beautiful, with their unique markings. | Source
These magnificent horses capture your heart and once you connect with them, a feeling not easy to explain, magical?
These magnificent horses capture your heart and once you connect with them, a feeling not easy to explain, magical? | Source

What is so remarkable is that today there are more than 300 breeds of horses in the world. They have been evolved for many distinct functions. One of the most stunning and fascinating features of horses in that there is a vast grouping of different breeds that bear certain physical and mental characteristics that make them ideal for particular sporting events and activities. Even though these horses may have stemmed in America, they can still of course be located all over the world. The Paints, the Quarter horses, Saddle Breeds, Appendix Quarter horse, Thoroughbreds, Appaloosas, Tennessee Walking horse, Mustangs, Morgans and Standard Breeds are some of the most popular.

The Stunning American Paint Horse breed is cherished for its color and distinct markings, nevertheless, it is also considered to be a choice because of its unusual elegance and intelligence. The Paint horse present is favorable regardless, this remarkable breed has for many years been used in performing in tournaments. This breed is noted for their diverse colors, chestnut, black palomino and gray buckskin. But, more crucial than the horse’s bodily visual appearance, are their characteristic white markings. What is interesting is the white marks differ in size. The markings are common. The two notable coat patterns of a Paint horse is the Overdo and Tobiano. These are defined by the placement of the white coloring seen on the body. The overdo is a Spanish word meaning egg like features include white blotches spreading across the back within the withers which is the top on the back also, the tail. The Tobiano patterned paint furthermore, has a solid colored head. A white dot at the front can possibly be a number of dissimilar shapes. In addition, with this breed is the mixing of the Overdo and Tobiano, by joining breeds from possessing different markings the outcome will be more brawny bloodlines.

The beautiful American Quarter horse is one that is superior at sprinting short lengths. This horse breed earned its name from its capability to out distance breeds while participating in races of quarter mile or less spans. These tremendous horses have been clocked at impressive speeds up to 55 miles per hour, being the most admired breed within the United States. The American Quarter horse Association maintains the extensive registry in the entire world with nearly 3 million of these horses presently certified. This breed is popular for being a race horse as well as an ideal performance horse partaking in rodeos, involved in horse shows, and endures well as a working ranch horse. The perfectly bone structured dense body of the American Quarter horse is appropriate to the elaborate and fast skillful tactics that are demanded in reining, cutting, working cow horse, including barrel racing, calf roping and several other western riding happenings.

There are several essential ways to care for your horse to keep this exceptional animal healthy and happy. There are features such as the age of the horse, the type of horse, how active they are, the changing seasons, and the over-all well-being of the horse’s health. All these combined contribute to the approach of how an owner needs to provide and protect his or her horse. Is it crucial to know that horses need continuous interaction with humans or to be around other horses, it this is not mentally healthy for a horse if not, since the horse will become discontented.

There is no exact necessary amount of land needed for a horse. But it is normally the stipulation considered that one acre in the pasture is adequate. It is essential before allowing your horse to be released to the pasture, surveying the area to check for garbage, tears in the fencing, or other dangerous threats to your horse’s safeguarding. It is extremely important to continually and closely inspect for harmful plants in the pastures that could be deadly to your horse. It is suggested that this should be done no less than once a week. There is a long list of toxic plants but some of the ones to look for are yew, a coniferous tree bearing fruit, red berrylike which are poisonous.

The deadly nightshade, tempting for your horse, but the deadly nightshade plant both, the leafage as well as the berries, are especially harmful. Some others to look for including the ragwort, foxglove, buttercups, oak leaves, acorns, bracken, laurel, privet, a type of hedge. Watch for meadow, saffron, caster bean, locoweed, horsetail, star thistle, and sorghum.

The best for fencing is plain wire fencing, which is less costly, as long as it is anchored to indestructible wooden stakes. Using barbed wire is not suggested for fencing for your equine. An ample supply of fresh water, appropriate bedding is required. Straw bedding is one of the most beddings used often because is less costly, very warm, and comfortable.

Horse riding is one of those pleasurable past times where it is fast from beginning with a recreation sport but in a short time for many, evolves into a full blown genuine love. One of the flawless contentment of owning a horse is taking a ride to the spacious picturesque country side. Equestrian events have proven to help children, also individuals with impairment, as well as those lacking self-esteem in one’s capability in their involvement performing athletic undertakings. Horse riding contributes towards better social interaction, the feeling of a caring connection between the owner and their horse, progresses to the point making people happier. And more secure in other parts of their daily lives.

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    • Gaurav Oberoi profile image

      gaurav oberoi 21 months ago

      The pleasure is all mine. Take care Linda!

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      Linda Robinson 21 months ago from Cicero, New York

      Hello Discordzrocks Lemurs, I will definitely think about that one. I do love animals and really enjoy writing about them, I am currently working on about dolphins. Take care, talk to you again.

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      Linda Robinson 21 months ago from Cicero, New York

      Thanks a million, happy that you enjoyed it. Yes, I am definitely one too. Take care. Talk to you again.

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      gaurav oberoi 21 months ago

      Nice one and an Excellent hub for a horse lover like me!!

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      Gavin Heinz 22 months ago from Austin TX

      ok then, also you should do a hub of of Lemurs, I would but I dont write well about animals.

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      Linda Robinson 22 months ago from Cicero, New York

      Good Morning Discordzrocks thanks so much for your terrific comments about the horse hub. And yes, I would be happy to check out and read all of your hubs and leave comments. Take care. Look forward to talking with you again. Linda

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      Gavin Heinz 22 months ago from Austin TX

      Nice hub, I do love those graceful prancers.

      Id like it if you checked out some of my hubs too