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  • Foundation Sire Of The American Saddlebred
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    History of the American Saddlebred The American Saddlebred is famous for its beauty, intelligence, endurance and lofty action. The breed is considered the peacock of the show ring because of its flashy high action gaits, its strikingly long arched neck, and high set tail. As few written records were kept in early US history, little is known of the complete origins. However, through various pieces of information the puzzle of how this remarkable horse was bred has been put together to give some u...
  • Agitator Of The White Chariot
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    The Race I sit down on the hard stone bench at the Circus Maximus. The men around me have already begun getting drunk from the masses of wine in their paws. I try to ignore them but resistance is futile. I hear the trumpets and the chariots come out of their grooming stables. I thank Jupiter that the men around me get their attention turned to another subject than just the liqueur. The chariots pull up to the starting line and begin their preparation for the starting horn. The agitators wait pat...
  • Horse 4 Allocate The Winning Money
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    The Breeders Breeders of Thoroughbred racehorses have a motto: 'Breed the best to the best, and hope for the best. ' Farms from California to New York, Florida to Maryland, are all trying to emulate what breeders in the state of Kentucky have done for centuries -- produce champions. For breeders, the study of bloodlines is a way of life. The art of matching a dam (the horse's mother) with a sire (the father) to produce a top foal is part art form, part science, and a great deal of luck. For inst...
  • Wild Horse To The Wild Geese
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    A lot of great Canadian authors base their books on the prairie or land and its inhabitants. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso is a wonderful example of this. Throughout the novel, many references are made to natural elements and also animals. Three very noticeable references could be picked out. These references were made to Judith, who is seen as a wild horse, to the wild geese that always move to new places, and also to the weather and how the family's attitudes and emotions, especially Caleb's, a...
  • Role Of A Horse
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    I have read the book All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy, assigned to me for my English three class. My book report is based on what roles the horses play in the novel. All the Pretty Horses is a novel that involves a romance between two people from different cultures who have a love for horses. The horse is a typical animal that is involved in westerns and many other eras throughout the years. In this book, the horse is a major part of the main character John Grady Cole's life. Grady was ...
  • Equine Diets Feeding Programs For Horses
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    Equine Nutrition The digestive system of the horse consists of a simple stomach, small intestines, cecum, large and small colons, rectum and anus. The horse's stomach is comparatively small for its size. The stomach of an average horse has a holding capacity of about two gallons. This may be the reason horses eat small but frequent meals. From the stomach food moves to the small intestine, which is the main site of digestion. The small intestine empties into the cecum. The cecum; along with the ...
  • One Horse Podhajsky
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    My Horses, My Teachers is an excellent book on Horses and how to learn from them. Alois Podhajsky tells about his experiences with horses and how they taught him how to ride and teach them from the time that he was a small child and for most the rest of his life. I especially appreciate this book because it is so much like how I learned most all I know about horses. Someone that is having problems with their riding instructor could use this book to tell what the problem is and someone wanting to...
  • Death Of Pretty Calf With Greasy Hand
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    "Analysis of a Man Called Horse"A Man Called Horse" is a story that shows how a clash between two cultures, Angelo and Indian, effect a mans goal of finding equality, a place where all other people are not superior or inferior to himself. The Story shows that finding equality is not just finding others like yourself. To find equality with others, one must find his own identity within himself and learn to accept it as who he is. The start of the story sets up the story for the rest of the plot. T...
  • Chronic Laminitis The Horses Hoof
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    Laminitis in Horses ABSTRACT: Laminitis is a painful and serious disease that can cause lameness in horses. It is an inflammation of the laminae. The Laminae is tissue that connects coffin bone and the wall of the hoof. Laminitis can occur in any horse, usually obese horses, and ponies. It is caused by changes of horses' feed, lush grass, retained placenta, intake of cold water while horse is still hot, surgery, trauma to the hoof, riding on hard ground. Key Words: Laminitis, Laminae, Inflammati...
  • Baby Horses
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    Horses and How They Grow Horses are fun to ride, but they can be a lot of hard work. The first horse was the Eohippus. It was about the size of a fox. It can be traced over a period of 60 million years. From America they spread across the world. Then 8-10,000 years ago the horse be-came extinct in America. It was reintroduced by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th century. The herds of mustangs in north America is descended from horses introduced by the Spanish in the 16th century. Baby horses...
  • Original Spanish Horses
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    Lipizzan The Lipizzan (or the Lipizzaner as it may sometimes be called) trace their history back to the early 1560's when the finest Arab blood was introduced and fused with the local athletic Spanish horses during the Moorish occupation of Spain. Interest in the art of classical riding revived during the Renaissance period when the Spanish horse was considered the most suitable mount because of his exceptional sturdiness, beauty and intelligence. Maximilian II brought the Spanish horses to Aust...
  • Relationship Between Alan And Dysart
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    The play Equus is about a young boy who viciously blinds six horses with a metal spike in a stable and the psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, who investigates the boy's mental state. It is a very complex, multi leveled story, with many relationships effecting Allen's (the stabber) behavior. The relationship between Alan and Equus is a very complex one. His worship for the horse comes from his mother's beliefs in God. She is very religious and pushes religion on Alan. His father was the opposite. He wo...
  • Feats Of The Justin Morgan Horse
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    Justin Morgan was a living legend. Born in 1789, Justin Morgan started life as a small, rough-coated colt known as 'Figure. ' Gradually, the local population began to talk about the feats of 'the Justin Morgan horse'. Justin Morgan also proved to be one of the greatest breeding horses of all time. While most breeds develop by breeding horses of similar characteristics to each other, Justin Morgan's ability to pass his characteristics to his offspring for generations to come allowed this single s...
  • Horses Slaughterhouses
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    The Slaughter of America's Horses Any one who has wanted to travel to Europe or Asia, or go on a cross-country trip should follow along with one of many horses at local auctions. That's right, the symbols of the Wild West get to travel where most Americans will never go in their lifetime. However, its recommended that traveling and housing accommodation be booked separated from the horses. One morning they get on a trailer, a week or two later they are on plates as delicacies in other countries....
  • Missouri Fox Trotter Horse Breed Association
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    Missouri Fox Trotter, the common man's pleasure horse, is both versatile and well-mannered. They are best known for their pleasant gaits and surefootedness. According to the Missouri Fox Trotter Horse Breed Association, this is a "horse of all talents". ("The Winning Combination") The Missouri Fox Trotter Horse should stand fourteen to sixteen hands high (approximately seven to nine feet tall) and able to carry weight. All colors are accepted including pinto and albino, and they usually have whi...
  • Lively Feeling Of A Horse
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    Name: 'Of Course Name: Advanced English Date: Nov 24, 2003 Black Beauty Black Beauty was written by the British author Anna Sewell (182 O! a! a 1878). It was finished in 1877 and it was her only book. Because of an injury in her childhood, she became invalid and had to rely on a carriage drawn by horse for transportation. With the help of horses in her childhood, she had a strong love for them and also had a strong will to let out the true lives of them in order to expose the how cruelly the hum...
  • Crazy Horse With His Wife
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    Crazy Horse, the English name for Tashunkewitko, was born near Black Hills, South Dakota on the Republican River sometime between 1841 and 1845. However, to the Hunk patil band of the Oglala tribe, he was known as "Curly". The name Curly was a reflection of his fair complexion and light wavy hair. Travelers would mistake Curly for a captive white boy. Even his facial features weren't typical of his native people. The Sioux considered him unusual and sacred. He was quiet and somewhat distant, whi...
  • Horse's Back
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    1983: Select a line or so of poetry, or a moment or scene in a noble, epic poem, or play that you find especially memorable. Write an essay in which you identify the line of the passage, explain its relationship to the work in which it is found, and analyze the reasons for its effectiveness. "He lifted the blanket and placed it on the animal's back and smoothed it and stood stroking the animal and talking to it and then he bent and picked up the saddle and lifted it with the cinches strapped up ...
  • Great Importance To The Blackfeet People
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    Located in northern Montana, 12 miles east of Glacier National Park, the Blackfeet Reservation is home to the Blackfeet people and the Blackfeet Nation. The population of these native americans is roughly 15,000 strong. A plains dwelling tribe, the Blackfeet were known as great hunters, fierce fighters and excellent horsemen. A man with the best buffalo horses rarely had to do any hunting. His horses were loaned to the less fortunate to do their hunting. In exchange, the men who borrowed these h...
  • Keeneland This Horse Track
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    Keeneland This horse track got its name from a former jockey named A dell Keeneland, and since he won numerous races in the 1930's, the state of Kentucky realized Keeneland would be the best name for this track. The track is over seventy years old and holds many special features. Everything that is part of this horse track is very expensive, and people always find time to clean and maintain the area. The entire complex is 325 acres in the most fertile area of Lexington. The immense horse track i...

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