Articles for tag: Bloodlines, Clydesdales, Draft Horse, Glasgow, Riding Horses

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The Clydesdale Horse Society (CHS): An Overview

The powerful and friendly Clydesdale draft horse breed had been around for about 100 years but did not officially get a breed name until 1826 at the Glasgow Exhibition. Demand for the horses was so strong that in 1877, during Scotland’s premier horse show, the Glasgow Stallion Show, the Clydesdale Horse Society was born. Although ...

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“Magic of the Holidays” at Grant’s Farm in Saint Louis, Missouri

Anyone who grew up in or around St. Louis has most likely visited Grant’s Farm at least once, especially if your grade school sponsored a field trip to this sprawling wildlife preserve and entertainment complex. In late Fall, Grant’s Farm ceases normal operations and prepares for the “Magic of the Holidays,” an event that features ...

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The Irish Draught Horse: Breed Characteristics

The Irish Draught is a breed that makes you wonder why horse breeders don’t breed more of them and less of slimmer, more fragile breeds. Although called the Irish Draught (pronounced “draft”), they do not look like a typical draft horse breed. They were bred to be all-around horses, pulling plows as well as taking ...

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Breed Characteristics- Clydesdale Horse

One of the fantastic breeds of horses is the amazing Clydesdale. The combination of its power and elegance never ceases to amaze us. Here is the breed characteristics of the Horse Breed: Clydesdale, – The Clydesdale horse was used as a warhorse in the past. – This breed can grow up to a height of ...