The Thoroughbred . By Mikayla Berger of the Peppermint Ponies 4H horse club . Breeding. The Thoroughbred was originally bred in England due to the increasing passion for fast race-horses. Work.
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By Mikayla Berger of the Peppermint Ponies 4H horse club
The Thoroughbred was originally bred in
England due to the increasing passion for
The Thoroughbred is a well known race horse in the US, one of it’s less common jobs are pleasure riding.
Black, Bay, Brown,
Gray, and Chestnut
The thoroughbred should have a refined head, intelligent eyes, and a slightly longer then average neck.
The longer neck helps them
move faster by letting the
head bob up and down
more, bobbing the head
helps the horse run.
The thoroughbred is usually 14.2 -17 hands high, but the average is about 16 hands high. The coloring is usually bay, brown, chestnut, and gray, the more rare colors are black and roan. The thoroughbred should show depth in the girth area. The shoulders should be
well sloped. The back should
be short. It also has straight
legs and well let-down hocks.