Saddlebred Horeses - EJ

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Saddlebred Horeses - EJ

  1. 1. SADDLEBRED HORSES<br />BY Emily <br />
  2. 2. SIZE<br />16 HANDS TALL <br />THEY WEIGH ABOUT 1,100 POUNDS.<br />
  3. 3. BODY<br />They have sleek bodies.<br />They have long curved necks.<br /> Some have large white spots.<br />
  4. 4. Life Cycle<br />Females have one foal at a time.<br />The foals are smart.<br /> Foals are adults after 4 years<br />
  5. 5. Care<br />The owners exercise their horses to keep them healthy. <br />They brush their short hair to make it shine.<br />They take care of their hooves. <br />
  6. 6. Fun Facts<br />The first saddlebreds were from Kentucky.<br /> They move smoothly.<br /> They are comfortable to ride.<br />
  7. 7. Glossary<br />foal – a young horse or pony<br />hand – a unit used to measure a horse’s height from the ground to the highest point of its shoulders, called the withers; a hand equals 4 inches<br />hoof – a hard covering over an animal’s foot; more than one hoof is hooves<br />Sleek – smooth and shiny; saddlebreds are sleek because they have smooth muscles and shiny coats<br />
  8. 8. Citation Information<br />“American Saddlebred Horses.” PebbleGo. www.pebblego.com<br />

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