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Arabian Horses: Are They Fast, Expensive, or Gaited?

I recently toured an Arabian cutting horse training facility with my grandson. After we left, he had many questions: are they fast, gaited, or expensive? I didn’t have all the answers, so I researched Arabian horses, and this is what I learned: Arabian horses are fast; they can run upwards of forty miles per hour, …

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Are Andalusian Horses Warmbloods, Fast, or Good Jumpers?

Andalusians are among the oldest pure Spanish horse breeds; they’ve been around since the Middle Ages, but what do you know about them? Are they warmbloods, fast, or good jumpers? The Andalusian horse breed is regarded as Europe’s first warmblood. This athletic breed is fast and can extend and collect, making the Andalusian suitable for …

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Was Secretariat the Fastest Horse to Ever Race?

If a person only knows the name of one racehorse, it’s likely Secretariat. He is the Elvis Presley, Michael Jordon, or Muhammad Ali, of horse racing. But what made him so famous? Was Secretariat the fastest horse ever? Secretariat set speed records at multiple distances and on different racing surfaces. But the Guinness World Record …

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How Fast Can a Horse Run? Incredible Horse Racing Records!

I was recently at the New Orleans Fairground race track. The speed of the horses was astounding and made me wondered how fast they could run, but not just their top speed but also at various distances. Horses are fast in general, but the fastest horse ran 55 mph, this feat was accomplished by a …

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