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    interested me that I found was that the Arabian horse is the oldest purest horses alive. As the Arabian Horse Association (2016) points out “Bedouin tribes zealously maintained the purity of the breed. Because of their limited resources, breeding practices were extremely selective.” Basically this is stating that the Bedouin people were very strict about how they breed the Arabians and how the Arabians have kept their purity for such a long time due to the strict breeding process. In addition Scottsdale Show (2011) points out “Written documentation from more than 3000 years ago verifies that the Arabian horse is essentially the same today as it was then.” This quote tells us that there is written proof that the Arabian…

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    If two horses were standing next to each other and were completely identical, except for a tiny white marking on one horse’s side, you would likely make the assumption that they were worth similar amounts of money. However, this is typically not the case in the Paint Horse industry. Due to rules put into place by the American Paint Horse Association, or APHA, only two square inches of white coloring can change the value of a horse dramatically. Solid Paint Breds, or horses that do not have two…

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    Before Brayden arrived to pick me up, I worked both of the horses for a hour each. Afterwards, I bushed them and turned them out to the field for the day. They deserved a day off relaxing and grazing under the sun. Before turning them loose to their own devices, I spray them down with fly spray on and slip their fly masks on. Both horses trot around the field before settling down to graze. I watch them for a few moments before returning to the cabin. Tomorrow was the big day. My performance in…

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    I could feel my heart racing,As the wind blew through my hair,I felt as if I was flying .My friend and I visited to her grandma’s house to ride horses.My friend’s name is Cirrae. I was excited to ride horses.I had pictures in my head about how fun it was going to be, my first step was to learn how to put a saddle and the bridle on the horse, I’ve always thought it was easy. We went to the farm. I wanted to meet all the horses.I was able to ride a horse named Feather.She is a nice horse, she…

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    Horses have always been my passion from barrel racing and rescuing horses to wanting to become an Equine Vet. At age five I was barrel racing my Shetland pony. Last year I rescued a horse from a neglecting situation. I also plan to further my career and become an equine vet. Barrel racing is any little cowgirls dream and I was lucky enough to be able to do so. My passion started early. At the age of five my uncle bought me a Shetland pony named Peanut. Every weekend we were at the show. I…

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    Similarities and Differences of English and Western Riding There are two major categories of horseback riding, English and western. There are many similarities and differences between English and western riding. Most riders prefer one style or another. There are 6.9 million horses and 7.1 million people in the United States that are part of the horse industry (http://www.theequestrianchannel.com/sitebuilde rcontent/sitebuilderfiles/2002USEFdemographics.pdf). According to Evans (2002) 97% of…

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    Feel the rise and descend of your green colored horse. All around you horses gallop on this fast and blurry course. Mirrors, clowns, flashing colored lights, whirling and twirling, what chaotic sights. Round and round, when does it end? Life is a journey full of trips. Some trips are cyclical like an amusement park ride who’s speed and momentum we cannot control. They are seemingly spinning out of control filled with dizzying distractions that prevent us from enjoying the ride and knowing how to…

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    Downs; otherwise referred to as, derby, it is one of the better-known venues in the Triple Crown. If you’re not an avid fan of horse racing, the Kentucky Derby is identified by the extravagant hats and well-dressed spectators. Churchill Downs was opened in 1875 and one of the major stakes races was the Kentucky Derby. Colonel Meriwether Lewis Clark who had the desire to showcase the breeding grounds of Kentucky’s history then opened Churchill Downs. (Kentucky Derby, pg.1) The money to build the…

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    More Than Just A One Trick Pony The Clydesdale is a breed of draught horse, A draught horse is a large horse used for pulling heavy loads, though it is more commonly known here in America as a Draft horse. There are many breeds of draught horses and they are characterized by their tall stature and extremely muscular build. They also tend to have a more upright shoulder and broad short backs with powerful hindquarters, best suited for pulling. This particular horse breed is derived from the…

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    Composition English Riding v Western Riding Western and English are two completely different styles of equestrian riding. Not only are the types of events different, but the tack and the types of horses used as well. English riding came about long before western riding. English riding originated in in England and was then brought to the United States. English riding is considered to be the traditional way of horseback riding (English or Western). English saddles are designed much different…

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