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    • EQUINE MEDICINE Breeds, Types, and Classes of Horses
    • Breeds • Breeds • Breeding True • Recognized Breeds – Foundation Sire
    • Classes and Types • Light Horses – Riding – Driving – Showing – Racing • Draft Horses – Heavy work • Ponies – Heavy work – Riding • Warmblood – Riding • Coldblood – Draft Other Classifications:
    • Common Breeds • Albino – White body • Light Eyes • Quarter Horse – Largest Registry – Versatile • Saddlebred – Gaited – Good Temperament • Standardbred – Trotter/Pacer – Racing
    • Common Breeds • American Warmblood – New breed – TB/Draft or TB/WB • Andalusian – Lightens as ages – Bull Fighting • Appaloosa – Mottled skin and coat – Bred by Indians • Arab – Oldest breed – Long distances
    • Common Breeds • Bashkir Curly – Long curly coat • Belgian (Brabant) – Draft, powerful • Clydesdale – High action movement – Feathers • Connemara – Hardy, surefooted
    • Common Breeds • Friesian – Black, feathered legs • Hackney – Trotting/Pacing – Carriage, show • Haflinger – Family horse – Carry weight • Lippizzaner – Spanish Riding School
    • Common Breeds • Morgan – Harness or Saddle Horse • Mustang – Feral – Tough • Fjord – Hardy, sure footed • Paint – Bold patches on body • Paso Fino – Natural 4-beat gaits • Percheron – Cart Horse
    • Common Breeds • Pony of the Americas – Appaloosa/Shetland cross • Shetland – Hardy and Gentle • Shire – Very Gentle • Tennessee Walker – Comfortable, good temperament • Thoroughbred – Racing – Temperamental • Welsh Pony – Trotter/Jumper
    • Common Breeds • Miniatures – Proportioned • Feral Horses – Mustangs
    • Donkeys • Mammoth – >56” in height • Large – 48-56” tall • Standard – Burro-36-48” tall • American Spotted Ass – Colored with white spots • Miniature – <36” tall Male Donkey=Jack Female Donkey=Jenny
    • Mules • Male donkey/Female horse • Male horse/Female donkey=Hinny • Almost all infertile – Molly-female that cycles • Draft and sugar – 16-17.2 hh – 750-1250 lbs • Pack and mining – 12-16 hh – 600-1350 lbs
    • THE END !!!!!