Paso Fino is a proud past and one of the oldest native breeds of the Western Hemisphere. The history of these noble animals began in Spain, where, thanks to crosses, some of the most beautiful breeds of the world appeared. The Moorish occupation of Spain brought with it a Barbary horse, also known as a barbarian horse, an animal that has a strong genetic effect on the formation of horse breeds in Europe, North Africa and the New World.
Crossing with local horses allowed to get a breed of Spanish jennet, which has a soft smooth ride. Subsequently, they were crossed with the Andalusians. In 1492, Columbus discovered a continent on which there were no horses. Just as the Moors conquered Spain and brought their horses to the country, Columbus, on his second trip to the New World, delivered the first horses to Santo Domingo (now the Dominican Republic) – a group of mares and stallions from the provinces of Andalusia and Cordela. Continue reading
Morgan, the horse of Morgan, is one of the first breeds of horses bred in the USA.  According to the traceable genetic fund, it comes from the male “Figure (Eng.) Russian.”, Later renamed “Justin Morgan” in honor of its owner, a famous breeder and composer Justin Morgan.
Morgans have been used on many roles in 19th century American history: as a harness horse and as a running horse, as a ubiquitous mount, and as cavalry horses during the American Civil War on both sides of the conflict. The Morgans influenced other major American breeds, including the American Quarter Horse, Tennessee Walking Horse and Standardbred. During the 19th and 20th centuries, they were exported to other countries, including England, where they influenced the breeding of Hackne. Continue reading
Features of the most popular sports breed Hanover (part 2)
Outwardly, the Hannover horses have an almost perfect exterior. These are true horse athletes. The features of the English individuals are clearly visible in the breed, with a good combination of the power and strength of taken and Holstein. Animals have a large body, strong limbs and well-developed muscles. It is distinguished from other Hanoverians by its characteristic hornbeam profile. Two heads of horses of the Hanover breed
The horses have a medium-sized head and a muscular neck with a graceful curve. The shoulders are slightly slanting and long, and the chest is developed so that the horses easily jump even over high barriers. Hanoverian horses have a powerful back, hips and croup, which during the jump allows them to make a powerful push. Continue reading