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There are more than 350 breeds of horses and ponies. Each breed is classified into one of four groups: light horses, heavy horses, ponies and feral horses. More »

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Buyers can search for cheap draft horses for sale on EquineNow.com, HorseClicks.com and Equine.com. The three websites offer a variety of search features to help buyers find draft horses in their price ranges. More »

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Determine a horse's breed from a picture by looking at its color and defining characteristics. For instance, appaloosas boast spotted coats, readily distinguished by pictures. The spots come in snowflake, marble and leop... More »

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To find horses and ponies to adopt locally, use online resources such as The Horse or Rescue Me, which both sort results by state. You may also use other online tools including EquineNow and DreamHorse, which allow users... More »

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Selective breeding of horses is used to maintain and improve breeds of horses for specific purposes. Selective breeding is especially stringent in thoroughbred horses intended for racing, mainly due to the potential for ... More »

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A kid-friendly fact about horses is that there are around 400 different breeds of horses. These breeds specialize in many different things from racing to cart-pulling. The domestication of the horse occurred about 4,000 ... More »

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The different types of ponies include Shetland ponies, Welsh ponies, Welsh mountain ponies, New Forest ponies and Connemara ponies. Other ponies are Highland ponies, Fell ponies, Dales ponies, Welsh cobs and Exmoor and D... More »

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