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Dynamite Specialty Products, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing and distributing nutritional supplements for all creatures for over 30 years, donated $3965 to Shiloh Acres Horse
PINEHURST, N.C., Jan.
PINEHURST, N.C., Dec.
PINEHURST, N.C., Dec.
Easy’s Slipper workshop to highlight therapeutic benefits of glue-on shoe Highlands, NC (PRWEB) December 06, 2014 Next week, Advanced Equine Comfort
Dynamite Specialty Products, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing and distributing nutritional supplements for all creatures for over 30 years, donated $5649 to Blue Star Equiculture
Educational program helps participants learn about horses through hands-on activities TORONTO, Nov.
Family fun event raises awareness and funds to help special needs individuals in Jacksonville through therapeutic horseback riding Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October
This week in Caught On Video, the online video magazine focuses on deadly truck crashes with dramatic vehicle camera videos of avoidable fatal crashes; also in this issue: videos highlighting
SAINT GEORGE, Utah, Sept.
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...
The Sorraia is breed of horse that is native to Portugal on the Iberian Peninsula. Although its exact origin is unknown, it is known to have developed in southern portions of this area, but only first became recognized by the scientific world in the twentieth century. One theory regarding its origin suggests that it is a descendent of a wild horse that once inhabited the area, while another theory suggests that it is similar to mustangs, having developed from Spanish horses that were brought...
The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...
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...
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...
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