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  1. Ale85414

    Ale85414 Full Member

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    Hopefully this will be fun, educational, and maybe even lead to the discovery of some rarer breeds.

    I can safely guess that the majority of users have the common breeds of horses - quarter horses, thoroughbreds, Arabians...you get the idea.

    Anyone out there have some unusual breeds? I'd love to learn about them.

    So...the rules.

    1. Pick a breed - preferably one that another user hasn't already listed
    2. List some facts about that breed
    3. Structure your response as if you were trying to convince someone to purchase a horse of that breed
    ***If someone has already listed the breed of your choice, try to list some different facts.

    :) Fun? Maybe. Educational? I think yes.
     
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  2. equinitis

    equinitis Senior Member

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    Mules!
    Pros:
    Smart
    Typically easy keepers, especially mollies. Can do twice the work on half the feed.
    Typically good hooves, don't need shoes.
    Sure footed.
    Thinkers rather than panicers.
    Even non-gaited they ate smoother than the average horse.
    Can be fiercely loyal to their person.
    They live an average of 10 or more years longer than a horse.
    Lb. for lb., mules are about twice as strong as a horse.
    Very athletic!

    Cons:
    Smart. They can be challenging to train.
    Easy keepers can be easy to overfeed.
    Thinkers. They seem to enjoy puzzles like how to get out of pens and into feed.
    Being fiercely loyal to one person can be detrimental to the health of that persons people.

    What's not to love?
     
  3. Ale85414

    Ale85414 Full Member

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    Well, I'm certainly convinced.
     
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  4. emali06

    emali06 Senior Member

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    Mini Mules because they are cute :heartbeat:

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    Caoimhe Senior Member

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    You honestly could just post a photo and I would be convinced
     
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    manesntails Senior Member

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    Equ already did Mules so I'll just say

    They sound funny and make ya giggle when they whinney haw.
     
  7. chy3792

    chy3792 Senior Member

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    Tennessee Walking Horse!

    Pros: Versatile
    Smart
    SMOOTH

    They can literally do anything and you never have to trot!
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    (I pulled all of these from google since I am at work. I'll try to post some personal ones later)
     
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  8. RG NIGHT HEIR

    RG NIGHT HEIR Full Member

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    Well,I have to say the Morgan Horse:
    "The Morgan horse is one of the earliest horse breeds developed in the United States.[1] Tracing back to the foundation sire Figure, later named Justin Morgan after his best-known owner, Morgans served many roles in 19th-century American history, being used as coach horses and for harness racing, as general riding animals, and as cavalry horses during the American Civil Waron both sides of the conflict. Morgans have influenced other major American breeds, including the American Quarter Horse, Tennessee Walking Horse and the Standardbred. During the 19th and 20th centuries, they were exported to other countries, including England, where a Morgan stallion influenced the breeding of the Hackney horse. In 1907, the US Department of Agricultureestablished the US Morgan Horse Farm near Middlebury, Vermont for the purpose of perpetuating and improving the Morgan breed; the farm was later transferred to the University of Vermont. The first breed registry was established in 1909, and since then many organizations in the US, Europe and Oceania have developed. There were estimated to be over 175,000 Morgan horses worldwide in 2005.

    The Morgan is a compact, refined breed, generally bay, black or chestnut in color, although they come in many colors, including several variations ofpinto. Used in both English and Western disciplines, the breed is known for its versatility. The Morgan is the state animal of Vermont and the state horse ofMassachusetts."
    The Morgan Horse is a people's horse.They love attention ,are very trainable and amateur friendly.
    What I love about them is that they are extremely versatile.
    There isn't a discipline they cannot do.
    They come in all size and colors and even gaited
    Unable to find any cons on this breed,lol.
     
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  9. equinitis

    equinitis Senior Member

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    @ RG NIGHT HEIR
    But you didn't post pictures so your points are invalid! Hahahaha!
    My first little girls loves horses book was Justin Morgan Had a Horse. I still have that book.
     
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  10. equinitis

    equinitis Senior Member

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    You were supposed to add to it manzie. I know you know more!
     

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