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A Thoroughbred is a breed of horse developed for jumping and racing purposes. This breed of horse originates from Barb and Arab horses produced in England around the third century. Although, the word "thoroughbred" is of... More »

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Thoroughbreds can sustain a speed of 40 miles per hour during races. Although they are very swift, the quarter horse breed is actually substantially faster, with a maximum speed of nearly 55 miles per hour. More »

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Thoroughbred race horses can be purchased through online sources, such as the Racehorse Stock or Bloodhorse websites, and partner ownerships are also a popular way to participate in owning a race horse, according to Forb... More »

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There are several terms for male horses depending on their age and whether they have been gelded. The most common terms are colt, gelding and stallion. More »

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Horse serum is used in the creation of vaccinations; horses are subjected to harmful diseases for the sole purpose of creating antibodies against these diseases that can be used in human vaccinations. Diphtheria, tetanus... More »

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Red dun horses have coloring resulting from the action of two different genes. One gene is recessive and prevents production of black pigmentation but allows red pigmentation. The other dominant gene dilutes the basic co... More »

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Scope, in reference to horses, can mean three very different things. In horse racing, scope is a term used to describe a horse's potential to improve with age. This usage is common in both the UK and international Englis... More »

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