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2014-08-27 12:26:04

Gary Player to keynote inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference offering networking, panel discussions with key industry players LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug.

2014-07-17 08:28:27

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioAdaptives, Inc. (OTCBB:BDPT) is pleased to announce Dr. Charlie Timmerman, DVM has joined the Advisory Board for its equine products. Dr.

2014-07-07 12:24:56

Entries open July 6 for August 23-24 for Coast-to-Coast Travel/Clothing/Betting Horseracing Package LEXINGTON, Ky., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder what it's like to be a

2014-05-08 12:25:50

Expanded DAS Deployment by Mobilitie Successfully Supports Record Data Traffic Usage During One-Hour Period at Nation's Highest-Attended Sporting Events LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 8, 2014

2014-04-02 08:28:44

Leading Washington State Wine Partners with "Hostess with the Mostess®" Blogger Jenn Sbranti to Share How You Can Bring Home the Allure of this Iconic Sporting Event PROSSER, Wash.,

2013-12-18 23:28:21

ThoroughGen, a leading equine genetics research firm, announces the release of its Breeding Cloud test that will change the way breeding pairs are chosen in the Thoroughbred industry.

2013-07-09 15:58:32

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


Latest Thoroughbred Reference Libraries

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

Mangalarga horse
2014-06-17 07:42:08

The Mangalarga is a breed of horse originating in Brazil. The horse was developed by Francisco Gabriel Junqueira on his land, by crossbreeding Royal Alter stallions with local mares. In 1812, Junqueira began to breed Mangalarga horses with Thoroughbred, Arabian and American Saddlebred stallions. He also used one Saddlebred mare and one Lusitano stallion. The Mangalarga Marchador horse was a result of the crossbreeding. Originally the two horses were classified as one breed, but today,...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

Brandenburger
2014-06-10 09:26:59

The Brandenburger is a breed of horse that originated in Germany. The development of the modern Brandenburger horse was attained by crossbreeding Trakehners, Hanoveranians and English Thoroughbreds during the mid-1900s. King Frederick Wilhelm II founded the national and state Neustadt/Dosse stud society in 1788 which had influence of the Brandenburger breed. After the reunification of East Germany, stallions from the Hanoverian bloodlines and Redefin bloodlines were introduced. Since 1990...

Selle Français
2014-05-26 13:45:30

The Selle Français is a breed of sport horse that was developed in France. In the nineteenth century, it was popular to develop half-breed horses, especially crosses between Thoroughbreds and native mares that were used for driving or military purposes. Many of these crosses, including the Anglo-Norman,were named after the region that they were developed in. All of the half-breeds were merged in 1958 under the name of Selle Français or French Saddle Horse, in order to develop a sport horse...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.