Latest Gaited horse Stories
An international consortium of researchers has 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.
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.
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.
RFD TV's popular show Best of America by Horseback will feature Missouriâ€™s Brushy Creek Lodge and Resort on Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. CT.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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