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The Icelandic horse: A versatile and friendly legend

The Icelandic horse has gradually become a very popular horse breed, especially in Europe. This Nordic breed is especially...

Meet the Camargue horse: It runs (almost) free in the wetlands in France

In the Rhone Delta in the south of France lives the ancient breed Camargue. A breed which is believed...

Foal auction: Third round of Verden Foal Spring

The starting signal has been given for the third auction of the Verden Foal Spring. A selected lot of...

Horses around the world: 8 of the endangered breeds

How many endangered horse breeds do you know of? There are many horses around the world. In fact, it...

Progenus, reliable DNA analyses for your animals

Progenus is an innovative scientific Belgian company providing DNA analysis services to breeders, veterinarians and horse owners. At Progenus, you...

Tiniest breed in the world: Falabella is 100 % horse

The Falabella is the world's tiniest horse breed. It measures about 65-75 cm. It is known for its gentle,...

REWILDING: How and why it is being done in Europe

The debate about rewilding is ongoing. But what does rewilding actually mean? According to the organization Forests of the...

Horse breed: Welsh pony and cob – small body, big personality

A Welsh is a mix of a noble horse and a solid family pony. At the same time, it...

“Every step Hudini and I take together is a victory”

Emma and the Norwegian Fjord horse Hudini have been together for seven years. Every time they show up at...

The Holsteiner: The strong jumper with a fierceful drive and lots of optimism

The exceptional athlete and magnificent show jumper, which today is popular all over Europe, America, and Asia, originates from...

Science: This is why your horse has white markings

Often it creates a lot of attention when horse owners show their horses white markings - and for good...

The Trakehner: The noble and versatile riding horse

In the earlier days the Trakehner was bred for the purpose of creating a superb riding horse. It is...

Meet the small but cool Shetland pony

The "Sheltie", the "Shetter" or just the "cool Shetland pony". The little pony breed is both popular and loved,...

The Fell Pony: A rare and very special breed

A Fell Pony is a versatile and small pony, which originates from the northern part of England. And although...

How tall will your horse be? Figure it out here

Did you know when you bought your young horse – how tall it would end up being? Then maybe...

What exactly is a horse? Seen from the perspective of evolution and the horse owner

We horse people spend a lot of our time with our horses. We groom them, train them, feed them,...

Part 1: Horses around the world – from horsepower to popular sport

Worldwide there are about 70 million horses. In this first part of a serie we focus on selected parts...

The Drum Horse: Meet the kind, unique and giant dressage horse

Do you know the Drum Horse? The gentle, kind and cold-blooded breed with great dressage abilities. The perfect all-around horse.
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