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Blogs in the 'International Horse' Channel

The Lipizzaner Horse

Published by • May 15th, 2009 • Category: Guest Bloggers, International Horse

by Rochlia | The Lipizzaner is a beautiful horse with a silky mane and a gentle disposition. The breed of the Lipizzaner horse began at a farm in Kladrub, Austria, when the emperor of Austria started breeding them. He bred them mainly for battle, but ten years later he also started a riding school called the Spanish Riding School…



Mules, Zorses and Other Cross-Species

Published by • May 9th, 2009 • Category: International Horse

by Violet Inkpen | Did you ever hear of the term hybrid? It means two different species crossed. I learned about it in science and by reading magazines and books. The Mule is a hybrid, a cross between a male donkey and a female horse. Hybrids usually can’t breed and if they can it is only with a species of one of the parents…



The Wild Herd: Foals and Yearlings

Published by • Apr 2nd, 2009 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Autumn | When a young horse — a colt or filly — misbehaves, the stallion of the herd will immediately put the youngster in his or her place. They are often found getting in trouble for racing off, getting lost, and acting out…



The Friesian

Published by • Mar 19th, 2009 • Category: Guest Bloggers, International Horse

by Salina | I’m sure most of us have or had a dream horse at one point or another. Well, the Friesian is mine for many reasons, so I wrote this “report” and would like to share what I have learned with other horse-crazies who might be interested in the wonders of the Friesian.



The Clydesdale Horse

Published by • Jan 15th, 2009 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by mustangmane | The Clydesdale horse originates in Clydesdale, Scotland. Their main use is pulling heavy loads such as milk or vegetables. The Clydesdale horse is at risk of becoming endangered because there are only an estimate of 5,000 around the world…



Dream Horse: Frederiksborg

Published by • Sep 17th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Jeanna Briggs | And the winner of the Dream Horse Challenge is… the Frederiksborg horse (also called the Frederiksborger). Thank you to Rachel Danielle, who nominated the breed…



The Three Horseketeers of Wild Oak Ranch

Published by • Sep 16th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by mustangmane | Yes, the three ‘horseketeers’. That’s just the title that popped into my head. My mom’s friend, Macie, boards her horses at a place called Wild Oak Ranch. The ranch isn’t ‘top of the line’ but the Three Horseketeers make the place look great. So, meet the Three Horseketeers- and a surprising addition too…



Dream Horse Challenge

Published by • Aug 16th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Jeanna Briggs | For the past two months, I have been searching for another ‘Dream Horse’ to write about. Unfortunately I have seen so many breeds, I am completely lost as to which is the one to write about. So for the next week, I will be hosting a competition…



The Tennessee Walking Horse

Published by • Aug 5th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by mustangmane | The Tennessee Walking Horse originates in the Southern United States. They are named that because of their unique running walk. Tennessee Walking Horses have especially long necks and stamina. They are very sweet natured and gentle…



Rocky Mountain Horse

Published by • Aug 1st, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Pony Princess Have you ever seen an unusual colored horse? I know a breed that is not your everyday horse color. They are called Rocky Mountain Horses. I think they are beautiful — their color makes them unique…