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Miniature Horses are smaller versions of standard-size horses that cannot exceed a height of 34 inches in height for the American Miniature Horse Club (AMHA) or 38 inches in height for the American Miniature Horse Registry (AMHR). When measuring a miniature, you take the measurement from the mane’s last hairs. Miniature horses can be easily…

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To anyone who has seen the beautiful white stallions of the Spanish Riding Academy of Vienna, Austria, they are the personification of perfect rhythm and harmony with their riders. This riding establishment is rooted in antiquity, at a time when riding was held in high esteem. When the oldest book was handwritten by Xenophon about…

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A miniature horse is quite small in size and consequently, all tack and equipment for minis are usually scaled down versions of the ordinary ones. But while this is the accepted way of things, it poses a big problem for miniature horse owners. Miniature horse tack and equipment should be comfortable for the horse –…

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The Paso Fino … A Natural Choice The Paso Fino Horse – a distinctive breed that has its own style accompanied by classic beauty. Today, many people in America think of the Paso Fino horse as one of the most exciting and pleasurable breeds. The Paso Fino horse is characterized by its distinguished four-beat natural…

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A Tennuvian Horse is the result of crossing a Peruvian Paso and a Tennessee walking horse. A Tennuvian Horse displays a unique gait developed from the breeding of these two naturally gaited horses. This new breed was developed to produce a horse that would be comfortable on a trail/pleasure ride, and perform gracefully in the…

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FACTS Horses who share a sweet tooth with their riders or trainers may have a problem, especially if they have a weakness for candies like M&Ms. Theobromine and caffeine (both found in chocolate) were detected in urine samples collected from research horses given 20 peanut M&M chocolates daily for eight days. These studies were conducted…

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According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are five-elements and characteristics your horse may possess. Water Horse A balanced “Water” horse will exhibit the physical qualities of a strong, dense and large-boned body. Balanced Water horses have a beautiful shiny and healthy coat, mane and tail. The Water horse is solitary by nature and fearful at times.…

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History The Peruvian Horse descended from horses that were taken to the Americas by Spanish Conquistadors. Peruvian Horses are born with a natural. smooth way of going that was stamped into their genes and heritage by centuries of highly selective breeding. Peruvians are shown barefoot – the gait cannot be influenced by weighted or other…

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