Horse Breeds Which Are Very Popular Today

An equestrian will very well know about various horse breed but being a layman it will literally surprise you when you will learn about it. So let us get you started by telling you about some horse breeds which are very popular in the world today.

Missouri Fox Trotter

This horse breed was developed in the early 1800s in the Ozark Mountain. The breeders had mixed the genetics of Arabian horses, Morgan horses Tennessee walking horses and various other breeds from the nearing states of Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Andalusian Horse

Andalusian horse is one of the ancient breeds and it is mention in Homer’s “The Iliad,”. You will also find a large number of cave paintings from 20,0000 years ago which depict Andalusian-like steeds. Horses of this breed are agile but and cater great physical strength and capabilities. This is the reason why they are considered to be best for dressage competition

Tennessee Walking Horse

The Tennessee walking horse was also developed in America during the 19th century. The unique running walk gait is the identity of this breed as it is both fast and smooth. Though it has a very impressive walk Tennessee walking horses are seen very rare in the competition.

Morgan Horse

This horse breed has been dated to be found in the 18th century Vermont. The horse is likely a mixture of Arabian and Thoroughbred horses and probably various other breeds. The name of the breed was kept after their first owner Justin Morgan who had a vision and idea of combining strength, calm demeanor, and intelligence.