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Rare Przewalski's Horse Born After Artificial Insemination
2013-08-06 04:26:26

The recent birth of a Przewalski's horse at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute has given new hope for the future of the rare and endangered species, which at one time was believed to be extinct.

2013-07-09 15:58:32

Buyers want larger size animals to obtain the maximum meat yield, so go for thoroughbreds and riding horses.

2013-06-14 23:00:19

An endangered, female Grevy's zebra foal was born at Denver Zoo on June 13.

2013-05-29 23:24:01

Winner Receives Free Saddle – More Chances to Win on Facebook LISBON, Md.

2013-05-02 10:13:54

Patricia de Cocq is a keen horsewoman, but her interest in horses extends beyond her passion for riding: she is also a vet.

2013-01-14 23:02:21

Lewis Mill Farm is expecting a beautiful Gypsy Vanner foal that's for sale now.

2012-12-28 05:03:56

High, Narrow Withers – County Sensation Saddle Solves The Problem Lisbon, Md (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 The Sensation and Innovation jumping saddles


Latest Equus Reference Libraries

Spanish Jennet Horse
2014-08-12 12:53:04

The Spanish Jennet horse registry holds horses that have been the results of attempts to recreate the extinct Spanish Jennet or a gaited horse with spots that resembles the Jennet. The original Jennet was a type of horse more than it was a breed, which was common of horses during the Middle Ages. It was typically used in cavalries and would become a popular riding horse after more refined breeding practices were implemented. Iberian horses were later brought to the area and bred with the...

Vyatka horse
2014-07-03 13:28:21

The Vyatka, sometimes known as Viatka, is an endangered breed of horse that is native to Kirov Oblast, mainly in the Udmurt Replublic, Russian Federation. It may have been developed in the 1500s by settlers to the region, who imported Estonian horses for working in the mines. It may also have Konik pony blood. In 1917, the Vyatka was almost extinct, but preservation efforts were implemented and the breed increased to 560 in 2003. In 2007 the Vyatka was placed on the UN's Food and...

Tersk Horse
2014-06-27 16:31:46

The Tersk is a breed of horse that originated in the Northern Caucasus mountains of Russia during the 1920s and 1940s. By the end of the 1920s, the breed almost became extinct, but the population increased due to adding two Strelets to the bloodline and by 1948 the Tersk Horse was recognized. Many different breeds had an impact on the development of the Tersk with Strelets Arabians being the main bloodline of the Tersk. Later Arabian, Don, Kabarda, Thoroughbred, Russian Don and other mares...

Silesian horse
2014-06-25 14:01:44

The Silesian is a breed of horse originating from Silesia, Poland. Horse breeds that influenced the Silesian were mainly Thoroughbred and Oldenburg, but also East Friesian and German Halfbred occasionally used. To keep the breed from becoming extinct after World War II, imported stallions were used. In 2008, there were 5000 Silesian horses. The current stud book was formed in 1961. There are two types of Silesian horses, The old type stallions stand between 61.2 inches and 65.2 inches...

Russian Trotter Horse
2014-06-25 13:43:55

The Russian Trotter is a breed of horse originating in Russia by crossbreeding the Standardbred and the Orlov Trotter. It became the fastest trotter in the world but of low quality. Between the years of 1890 and 1914, 156 Standardbred stallions and 220 mares were imported to the United States. Further infusions of Standardbred and Orlov Trotter are still being added today. Certain standards have been set forth by the Russians to improve the breed. Mares can stand no less than 61.2 inches...

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