Most Common Horse Varieties

Quarter horses are swift, docile, and athletic. It was created in the 1600s from English and Spanish thoroughbreds and Native American Chickasaw horses. Trail and show horses.

American Quarter Horse

The oldest breed registration is Arabian. 3000 B.C. Appaloosas, Morgans, and Andalusians are descended from Arabians. This breed isn't for beginners. The horse is loyal.


North American racers prefer Thoroughbreds. This breed is recognised for its agility, speed, and spirit. It's a multifunctional horse that also competes in dressage and jumping. Or it's a riding companion.


The Nez Perce invented the spotted Appaloosa for hunting and battle. It's a mix of wild horses, thoroughbreds, quarter horses, and Arabians. This adaptable horse is good for herding, pleasure riding, and trail riding.


Morgans are appreciated for their power and elegance. The Vermont Morgan was used to clear and till New England lands in colonial times. Popular driving and riding horse. It's surefooted on the trail and elegant in the ring.


They have the "hot blood" of a thoroughbred or Arabian combined with the "cool blood" of a working horse. This well-rounded equine is a fan favourite.


Ponies are popular horses. A pony is a 14.2 hand or smaller horse. Shetland and Welsh ponies are popular. Their small size makes them good first horses for kids.


Grade horse is equine slang for mutts. Crosses are purposely bred known pedigreed horses. Grade horses may not be pedigreed, but they can be flexible and faithful.

Grade Horses

Cold-blooded draught horses haul hefty burdens. In battle, they carried heavily armoured men. These horses have thick coats and manes for cold climates and calm temperaments.

Draft Breeds

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