Top 5 Most Beautiful Horses For Kids
Horses are always been popular, and i really don’t know much people who doesn’t love horses. But, the fact is that just small number of people knows how many beautiful horse breed really exist. Just because of that, we made a list of Top 5 Most Beautiful Horse breed, but this one is for kids. So, if you considering the possibility to buy one for your kid, here is some options. Take a look.
1. Welsh Cob Pony
The Welsh Pony is a breed of pony that originated in Wales in the United Kingdom. The breed registries for the Welsh pony has four sections, primarily distinguished by height, but also by minor variations in type: the Welsh mountain pony, the Welsh pony, the Welsh pony of cob type , and the Welsh Cob. Welsh ponies are known for their good temperament, hardiness, and free-moving gaits.
The Appaloosa is a horse breed known for its preferred leopard-spotted coat pattern and other distinctive physical characteristics. While there is evidence of leopard-spotted horses dating back to the Paleolithic era in Europe, the Nez Perce people of the American Pacific Northwest developed the American breed. They were once referred to by white settlers as the “Palouse horse,” possibly after the Palouse River, which ran through the heart of Nez Perce country. Gradually, the name evolved into “Appaloosa.” The Nez Perce lost most of their horses following the Nez Perce War in 1877 and the breed fell into decline for several decades. However, a small number of dedicated breeders kept the Appaloosa alive for several decades until a registry was formed in 1938. Today the Appaloosa is one of the most popular breeds in the United States, and it was named the official state horse of Idaho in 1975.
3. Paint Horse
The American Paint Horse is a breed of horse that combines both the conformational characteristics of a western stock horse with a pinto spotting pattern of white and dark coat colors. Developed from a base of spotted horses with Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred bloodlines, the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) breed registry is now one of the fastest-growing in North America. The registry allows some non-spotted animals to be registered as “breeding stock Paints,” and considers the American Paint Horse to be a horse breed with distinct characteristics, not merely a color breed.
4. Exmoor Pony
The Exmoor is extremely hardy, resistant to many equine diseases, with great powers of endurance. A small, sturdy breed, it has ample bone, and can carry heavy burdens in relation to its build. It is very sure-footed, and has strong legs and feet with a smooth stride. The head is large, with small ears. The eyes have a “toad-eyed” appearance due to the fleshy rims that serve to divert water. In cold, wet winters the Exmoor grows a double coat, with a soft, woolly undercoat and a longer, oily, water-repellent outer coat. The ponies also have unique hair patterns, including a “snow-chute,” where the hair splays outward toward the dock, channelling the water away from the belly.
5. Connemara Pony
The Connemara region in County Galway in western Ireland, where the breed first became recognized as a distinct type, is a very harsh landscape, thus giving rise to a pony breed of hardy, strong individuals. Some believe that the Connemara developed from Scandinavian ponies that the Vikings first brought to Ireland. Another source was likely the Irish Hobby, a now-extinct breed established prior to the 13th century. Legend, however, says that galleons from the Spanish Armada ran aground in 1588, and the Andalusians on board were set loose. The Spanish horses bred with the native stock, refining the local ponies.
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