Haflinger

May 2, 2011 by  
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Tweet HaflingerEquus caballus "I am a powerful, hard-working horse!" With a heritage traced to the Alpine mountain ponies, the Haflinger is very hardy and strong, but also sweet tempered! The Haflinger, also known as the Avelignese is a rather small but sturdy chestnut colored horse descended down from the Tyrolean ponies of Austria and northern […]

Clydesdale

March 28, 2011 by  
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Clydesdale Equus caballus"I have a quiet and calm temperament, but I sure do eat a lot!" As a draft/heavy horse, the Clydesdale is one of the most popular horses of its kind in the world! Clydesdales are heavy draft horses with high stepping gaits and beautiful coats. Most people immediately think of the Clydesdale as […]

Mustang

March 1, 2011 by  
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Mustang Equus caballus"I often serve as a symbol of the American West!" Mustangs have run as wild horses in North America for several hundred years, and still do today! The American Mustang is descended from the Spanish horses that were brought with the Conquistadors in the 16th Century. At one time over one million Mustangs […]

Connemara Pony

February 9, 2011 by  
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Connemara Pony Equus caballus "I’m a well-known sports pony, I love to jump and win all sorts of competitions!" The Connemara Pony is Ireland’s only indigenous pony! The Connemara Pony was bred, and gets its name from, the Connemara Region in the western part of Ireland. This is an area of rugged rocky and mountainous […]