Horse breeds variety

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Andalusian Horse

Andalusian horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAActually all Iberian horse breeds from Spain - except for ponies and draught horses - are called Andalusian horses originating from the Middle Ages when Andalusian horses were very popular at dynasties all over Europe.

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Appaloosa Horse

Appaloosa Horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAAppaloosa horses have become known by their special spotted color. They originate from America where they derive from feral Spanish horses. Once they were domesticated by the Nez-Percé Indians who bred particularly horses with distinctive spotted fur color.

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Arabian Horse

Arabian Horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe Arabian horse is considered to be one of the oldest and noblest horse breeds in the world. Originally the Arabian horse was bred for long distances and living in desolate and hot desert. Thus, they are well-known for being particularly tough and tireless.

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German Warmblood Horse

German warmblood horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe term German Warmblood Horse or German Riding Horse is the generic term for all German Warmblood horse breeds. Though the German Warmblood Horse has been crossed among each other, the Warmblood horse breed has been organized still regionally.

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Fjord Horse

Fjord horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAFjord Horses or Norwegian Horses originate from the Norwegian West Coast. They are one of the oldest European horse breeds. Fjord Horses were bred first by the Vikings. Especially peculiar characteristic of this allround pony...

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Gypsy Vanne

Gypsy Vanne on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe gypsy vanner, or tinker horse as it is also known, was originally used by British and Irish Romany and travellers as a workhorse and for towing their vans – hence the name vanner. The gypsy vanner was bred over many centuries without any special breeding goals...

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Haflinger

Haflinger on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThis chestnut originating from South Tyrol has got mass appeal all over the world which results from the well-tempered character of this small horse and its suitability for children and beginners. Since the Haflinger had to work particularly in the rough Alps...

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Icelandic Horse

Icelandic horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThis tough horse originating from Iceland has become very popular particularly because of its two additional gaits tölt and pace. The Icelandic horse is bred only with horses from Iceland without any addition of outside...

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Lusitano

Lusitano horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANABecause of its compact and muscular conformation the Lusitano is perfectly suitable for traditional baroque dressage. Lusitanos are classified also as Iberian horse breed because they originate from Portugal and their breeding history is similar to...

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Mini Pony

Mini pony on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe Mini Pony or Mini Shetland Pony differs from the Shetland Pony by its size. Whereas Shetland Ponies can be up to 106 cm high Mini Ponies have a stick measure of maximum 87 cm. This small elegant pony is mostly popular with children...

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Paint Horse

Paint Horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe Paint Horses with its colorful coat pattern has been based originally on the American Quarter Horse which was bred according to its coat color. In the 60s it has become a separate horse breed. Particularly Western rider appreciate...

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Quarter Horse

Quarter Horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe Quarter Horse owes its name to its famous characteristic feature to run a quarter mile faster than any other horse breed. The Quarter Horse derives from the escaped Spanish horses on the American continent.

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Shetland Pony

Shetland Pony on the equestrian fair EQUITANAIn the mid-century the small intelligent Shetland Pony has become one of the most popular pony breed. Due to its limited height of 90 to 106 cm it was mainly bred for coal mining because it was very suitable for low galleries.

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Shire Horses

Shire Horses on the equestrian fair EQUITANAIts appearance is truly imposing and its weight can be up to 1,200 kg. If you watch this horse under saddle you will believe that the ancestors of this breed were bred for carrying the heavy armored knights. The Shire Horse is considered to be the tallest horse breed...

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Heavy Warmblood Horse (East Frisian/Old Oldenburger Horse)

Heavy Warmblood Horse (East Frisian/Old Oldenburger Horse) on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe Old Oldenburger Horse is Germany's heaviest warmblood breed. It is considered as being particularly irenic with strong nerves. The breeders of this horse have attached great importance to free and good movements, thus, the Old Oldenburger Horse...

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Tennessee Walking Horse

Tennessee Walking horse on the equestrian fair EQUITANAThe Tennessee Walking Horse originating from U.S.A. has got a special gait called "Walk" which is a four-beat reaching canter speed. By blood-crossing with thoroughbreds and other riding horses in former times the Tennessee Walking Horse has become...

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