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Horse's Gait Is All In The Genes
2012-08-30 07:36:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international consortium of researchers from Uppsala University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Texas A&M University have discovered a mutation in a single gene in horses that is critical for the ability to perform ambling gaits and pacing that has a major effect on performance in harness racing. The study, published in Nature, is a breakthrough for understanding spinal cord neuronal circuitry and locomotion in...

2012-04-23 23:03:22

Fox Trotter horse trainer Erin Stevens will teach techniques for the trail and show ring in a gaited horse clinic on May 5-6 at 4 U Ranch, 319 East US Highway 136 in Lizton, near Indianapolis. For information call 812-720-0356 or 812-583-4646. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Fox Trotter horse trainer Erin Stevens will teach techniques for the trail and show ring in a gaited horse clinic on May 5-6 at 4 U Ranch, 319 East US Highway 136 in Lizton, near Indianapolis, IN. For...

2012-03-05 10:00:00

Jenny and Tony Vaught will teach natural horsemanship for gaited horses March 10-11 at Rusty´s Walnut Creek Arena in Cedar Creek, Texas, near Austin. The Vaughts, http://www.forthehorse.org, are former Parelli instructors and winners of multiple National Ranch Horse Versatility Association and Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association championships. For details, contact Karen Affeld, Mikarma Farm, http://www.mikarmafarm.com, at 512-484-2915, or email karen(at)mikarmafarm(dot)com....

2011-11-21 08:00:00

RFD TV's popular show Best of America by Horseback will feature Missouriâs Brushy Creek Lodge and Resort on Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. CT. Located near the town of Black, Mo., Brushy Creek is a popular equestrian travel destination and working ranch owned by George and JoAnn Becker, who also raise Fox Trotters, the state horse of Missouri. Ava, MO (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 RFD TV's popular show Best of America by Horseback will feature Missouriâs Brushy Creek Lodge and...

2011-03-31 00:00:27

Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH) has named a Missouri Fox Trotter its Horse of the Year for the third time. The Kansas Kowboy D, owned by John Brandreth of Georgia-based Brandreth Farms is the 2010 FOSH Horse of the Year, earning more than 1000 FOSH show points. "Kowboy" was the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association's (MFTHBA) World Grand Champion Open Versatility horse in 2010 with six World Championships, and was an MFTHBA gaited performance champion, winning four World Championships...

2010-08-30 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, AUGUST 31: TENNESSEE WALKING HORSES Profile America -- Tuesday, August 31st. A unique exhibition is under way in Shelbyville, Tennessee -- the 72nd annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. The festival started last...

2009-09-23 11:24:00

PILOT POINT, Texas, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Star Farms Fox Trotters is launching a series of clinics for owners of gaited horses. The first is to be held Oct. 23-25 at Midway Horse Services on Massey Rd. in Pilot Point, Texas and will feature Liz Graves, an accomplished clinician who teaches natural gaited horsemanship both in the US and internationally. "For those who have read Lee Ziegler's book "Easy Gaited Horses", Graves is a contemporary of Ziegler's and follows similar...

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Tennessee Walking Horse
2014-08-12 13:49:36

The Tennessee walking horse, also known as the Tennessee walker, is a breed of gaited horse that was developed in the state of Tennessee in America. It was developed in 1790, when Canadian pacers and Narragansett Pacers were crossbred with American mustangs. The resulting horse was one with a smooth gait that was able to perform variety of tasks. Later, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including Morgan horses, Thoroughbred horses, and American saddlebred horses. The foundation...

Spotted saddle Horse
2014-08-12 13:15:00

The spotted saddle horse is a gaited breed of light riding horse that was developed in the United States by crossbreeding small gaited pinto ponies of Spanish descent with larger American breeds like the Standardbred and the Morgan horse. Other gaited breeds were introduced into the bloodline after the American Civil War, including the Tennessee walking horse, Paso Fino, and American Mustangs. It was selectively bred for its pinto coloration and its use as a general riding horse. The two...

Rocky Mountain Horse
2014-05-26 11:46:41

The Rocky Mountain horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the state of Kentucky in the United States of America. Although this breed is named after the Rocky Mountains, it was developed in the Appalachian Mountains by breeding a stallion from the Rocky Mountains with local mares, which resulted in a local strain of horse. Although this horse was considered an essential part of the development of the breed, the actual foundation sire was a horse named Old Tobe, who was owned by Same...

2014-04-04 11:09:54

The Campolina is a breed of gaited horse that was developed by and named after Cassiano Campolina in 1870. He started the breed using a black mare of Barb ancestry and a pure bred Andalusian stallion, who produced a foal named Monarca. This horse is now considered to be the foundation stallion for the entire breed. The original herd was bred by using other breeds including the Clydesdale and Holsteiner, as well as the Mangalarga Marchador in later years. The standard for this breed was...

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