The Dutch Warmblood (KWPN-NA) Breed Profile

Dutch Warmblood (KWPN-NA) horses are competing at some of the highest level equestrian competitions in the world. Dutch Warmbloods are extremely versatile in their athletic abilities and have been bred for charisma and willingness to perform. Equitrekking interviews Willy Arts and Silvia Monas and...

The Pinto Horse Breed Profile

Do you know the difference between the Pinto and the Paint horse? "American Paint horses are limited to registered bloodlines of Paint, American Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred horses, whereas the Pinto can be from an array of bloodlines." –PtHA   Learn more about the Pinto in our latest...

The Paso Fino Horse Breed Profile

With its unique gait and distinctive conformation, the Paso Fino is a special breed of horse. Learn about the history and versatility of this smooth, gaited horse. by Raina Paucar Equitrekking interviews Patti Blichmann of the Paso Fino Horse Association to learn more about the Paso Fino. Is t...

The Shire Horse Breed Profile

A a descendant of the Old English Black Horse from mediaeval times, the Shire is considered a "heavy breed" of horse. Despite standing up to 19 hands or more, it has a very gentle disposition. These horses are strong and big-barreled for pulling, but can also be ridden under saddle. Find out ...

The American Paint Horse Breed Profile

Is the American Paint Horse the right breed for you? This colorful and unique breed of horse has been used throughout American history and is a Hollywood favorite.  Equitrekking interviews Laura Jesberg, Director of Marketing for the American Paint Horse Association (APHA). Laura ...

The Arabian Horse Breed Profile

Learn the history and characteristics of the Arabian horse. A history of close interaction with people have given Arabians an innate ability to bond with humans. Find out if this is the right breed for you! Equitrekking interviews Hilary Nixon, Communications Coordinator for the Arabian Horse As...

The Pura Raza Española Breed Profile

Did you know that Pure Spanish Horses are good at fetching? Or that gray or white horses are born black or very dark brown and change color over time? Learn more interesting facts about the Pura Raza Española breed and find out if this is the right horse for you! Equitrekking intervi...

The Curly Sport Horse Breed Profile

Considered to be hypoallergenic to most people–It's the horse breed with a twist. Is the Curly Sport Horse the right breed for you? Equitrekking interviews Linda VavRosky of Creekside Curlies. Linda shares with us the origins and characteristics of this fairly new and truly unique...

The Morgan Horse Breed Profile

Is the Morgan the right horse for you? Learn about this stylish mount and famous Morgans from the past. Equitrekking interviews Julie M. Broadway, Executive Director of the American Morgan Horse Association. Julie shares with us some interesting facts and history related to America’s ...

The Rocky Mountain Horse Breed Profile

Learn interesting facts about the Rocky Mountain horse an American horse breed. Equitrekking interviews Ron Hatcher, a breeder of Rocky Mountain Horses at his Rebel Ridge Farm. Find out what makes the Rocky Mountain Horse unique as an American horse breed. Is this the right horse breed for ...