15 Awesome Horses

There are a lot of beautiful horse breeds in the world, but I select only took 15 of them, they are domesticated for thousands of years, and in that time we’ve had a chance to influence some extraordinary breeds. I don’t know which one is the best, but it seem all are best and beautiful.

Friesian Horse15 Awesome Horses

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The Friesian (also Frisian) is a horse breed originating in Friesland, in the Netherlands. Although the breed’s conformation resembles that of a light draft horse, Friesians are graceful and nimble for their size. It is believed that during the Middle Ages, ancestors of Friesian horses were in great demand as war horses throughout continental Europe. [Source]

Akhal-Teke Horse15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed from Turkmenistan, where they are a national emblem. They have a reputation for speed and endurance, intelligence, and a distinctive metallic sheen. The shiny coat of palominos and buckskins led to their nickname “Golden Horses”. [Source]

Percheron Horse15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Percheron is a breed of draft horse that originated in the Huisne river valley in western France, part of the former Perche province from which the breed takes its name. Usually gray or black in color, Percherons are well-muscled, and known for their intelligence and willingness to work. [Source]

Trakehner Horse15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

Trakehner is a light warmblood breed of horse, originally developed at the East Prussian state stud farm in the town of Trakehnen from which the breed takes its name. [Source]

Haflinger Horses or Avelignese15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Haflinger, also known as the Avelignese, is a breed of horse developed in Austria and northern Italy (namely the South Tyrol region) during the late 19th century. Haflinger horses are relatively small, are always chestnut in color, have distinctive gaits described as energetic but smooth, and are well-muscled yet elegant. [Source]

Rocky Mountain Horses 15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Rocky Mountain Horse is a horse breed developed in the state of Kentucky in the United States. Despite its name, it originated not in the Rocky Mountains, but instead in the Appalachian Mountains. A foundation stallion, brought from the western United States to eastern Kentucky around 1890, began the Rocky Mountain type in the late 19th century. [Source]

 Tinker Horse 15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit © Sophie Graphie

Tinker is now considered a derogatory term when referring to the Travelers, however the name has remained in use for their horses, although they are sometimes called Irish Cobs, Gypsy Cobs or similar variations. [Source]

Arabic pure blood Horse 15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Arabian or Arab horse is a breed of horse that originated on the Arabian Peninsula. With a distinctive head shape and high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most easily recognizable horse breeds in the world. [Source]

Norwegian Fjord Horse 15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Fjord horse or Norwegian Fjord Horse is a relatively small but very strong horse breed from the mountainous regions of Western Norway. It is an agile breed of light draught horse build. [Source]

Shire Horse 15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Shire horse is a breed of draught horse or draft horse. The breed comes in many colours, including black, bay and grey. They are a tall breed, with mares standing 16 hands and over and stallions standing 17 hands and over. [Source]

Orlov Trotter Horse15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Orlov Trotter (also known as Orlov; Russian: орловский рысак) is a horse breed with a hereditary fast trot, noted for its outstanding speed and stamina. [Source]

Gypsy Horse 15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Gypsy Horse, also known as the Gypsy Cob, Coloured Cob, Gypsy Vanner, Irish Cob, and Tinker Horse, is a horse breed originally developed by Romanichal peoples native to the British Isles. [Source]

Knabstrupper Horse15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

The Knabstrupper or Knabstrup is a Danish breed of horse with an unusual range of coat coloration. The spotted color patterns common in the Knabstrupper are seen in other breeds, such as the Appaloosa horse. [Source]

Pinto horse 15 Awesome Horses Photo Credit

A pinto horse has a coat color that consists of large patches of white and any other color. The distinction between “pinto” and “solid” can be tenuous, as so-called “solid” horses frequently have areas of white hair. Various cultures throughout history appear to have selectively bred for pinto patterns. [Source]

Appaloosa Horse

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The Appaloosa is an American horse breed best known for its colorful spotted coat pattern. There is a wide range of body types within the breed, stemming from the influence of multiple breeds of horses throughout its history. [Source]

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