Horses & Horseback Riding. By Marisa Mendenhall. Different Breeds. There are about 267 different breeds of horses from all over the world Certain breeds serve specific purposes; racing, riding style, work, showing, pleasure http://www.horsechannel.com/horse-breeds/all_landing.aspx.
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Horses & Horseback Riding By Marisa Mendenhall
Different Breeds • There are about 267 different breeds of horses from all over the world • Certain breeds serve specific purposes; racing, riding style, work, showing, pleasure • http://www.horsechannel.com/horse-breeds/all_landing.aspx Thoroughbred Percheron Warmblood Arabian Quarter Horse
Chestnut Horse Color • Each breed of horse can have several different colors and markings • http://www.horse-genetics.com/horse-colors.html Bay Palomino Apaloosa Dappled Grey Paint
Riding Styles • Two main styles: different apparel and equipment • English Western http://horses.about.com/od/horsesportsexplained/p/engwestdiff.htm
Riding Style: English • Typical Apparel: helmet, breaches, crop, jacket, tall boots and sometimes spurs http://www.statelinetack.com/apparel/2549/
Riding Style: English • Basic Equipment: small flat saddle, girth, saddle pad, bridle with reins in two hands, bit http://www.equisearch.com/horses_riding_training/training/beginning_rider/english_western102200a/
Riding Style: Western • Typical Apparel: Cowboy hat, wranglers and chaps, spurs, dress shirt, cowboy boots http://www.drysdales.com/
Riding Style: Western • Equipment: large horned saddle, cinch, saddle pad, bridle with reins in one hand, bit, http://www.equisearch.com/horses_riding_training/training/beginning_rider/english_western102200a/