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A Databank on the origin, species, breeds, coats, types, handling and more about horses and the equestrian lifestyles.

Origin

Horses have been around since the Prehistoric Period. Scientific research suggests that horses used to live on giant fern leaves in the Prehistoric Period.

Species

The word Equi was given to the species since the Roman times. In Latin, Equi means Knight.

Equestrian is modern day practice of horse riding, it’s lifestyles and it’s customs.

Lifestyles

Many lifestyles of equestrianism are in practice. Here is a list of ancient, historical & modern practices of the various lifestyles of equestrianism.

Ancient Lifestyles

  • Knight
  • Carriage Driving
  • Ploughing
  • Delivery

Historical Lifestyles

  • Knight
  • Carriage Driving
  • Horse Guard
  • Ploughing
  • Delivery
  • Railroad Carriage Driving
  • Coal Delivery
  • Post Courier
  • Scouting
  • War
  • Horse Racing
  • Horse Riding
  • The Queen’s Guards
  • Horse Guard

Modern Lifestyles

  • Scouting (American Scouts, Canadian Scouts, Native American Indian Tribes)
  • Delivery (Beamish Museum, living historical museum)
  • Carriage Driving
  • Horse Guard
  • The Queen’s Guards
  • Horse Riding
  • Horse Racing
  • Rodeos

Horses

Types of horses.

Breeds

  • American Standardbred
  • Appaloosa
  • Pinto

Types

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Coats

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Handling

  • Racing
  • Standard
  • Riding