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What Horse Breeds Have Long Hair: Long Manes and Tails?

We recently saw a beautiful horse with long hair prancing around an arena. It had a colorful coat, a long mane covering its neck and tail hair that flowed to the ground. My grandson asked me what kind of horses have long hair, so I decided to research his question. Horse breeds with long hair …

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The Friesian Horse Breed: Lifespan, Genetics, and History

The Friesian horse is a majestic black horse with a sturdy build; moviemakers, carriage owners, and equestrians love their striking appearance. But, the question of Friesians longevity often arises, “what is the average lifespan of a Friesian horse?” Pureblooded Friesian horses typically have a lifespan of only 16 years, compared to 25 – 30 years …

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What Are Friesian Horses Used For? 5 Uses That May Surprise!

Friesian horses are majestic creatures, with long flowing manes and tails. They are beautiful to view, but what are they used for? Friesian horses are used for dressage, trail riding, and pulling carriages. Because of their elegant looks and even temperament, they are also frequently used in movies and television. Friesian horses aren’t just pretty; …

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The Friesian Horse Breed: Facts, Color, and Temperament

A friend of ours recommended a Friesian horse to us as a dressage prospect. I’ve never watched one perform, nor have we ever owned one, so we were unsure if it would be a good option for us, but I decided to learn more about the breed. The Friesian horses are a tall, big-boned equine …

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