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Are Quarter Horses Good Jumpers, Warmbloods, or Gaited?

We recently met someone hauling a quarter horse to a showjumping event. This horse piqued my curiosity and made me wonder what else this versatile breed can do because our region’s quarter horses are either bred for racing or rodeoing. Quarter Horses are athletic and, when properly trained and conditioned, are excellent jumpers. And although …

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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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Paso Fino Horse Breed: Gaits, Origins, and Characteristics

Paso Fino horses are well known for their gaited travel and refined looks. Besides these qualities, I didn’t know much else about the breed, so I decided to do some research to learn as much as I could about these beautiful animals. Paso Fino’s are gentle, powerful, and athletic horses that make excellent trail riding …

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