Waler horses were given their name by the area in which they came from, New South Wales in Australia. They are a result of being taken over by the hands of eager settlers aiming to get a new life for themselves and become more prosperous. Thoroughbreds, Clydesdales, Shires, Arabs, and English Native Breeds were all introduced into this breed over time. The Indonesian style horse, the Timor Pony became the most positive source for the Waler horse to evolve. It was this cross breeding that helped aid in keeping the horse breed strong and making it more agile. They began to become the ideal horse breed for military use; they have an excellent stride, fast pace, and an immense amount of energy. Even though they were thought of as great ...
Walkaloosa horses are a gaited horse with appaloosa patterning. The gaited horse with appaloosa patterning has been documented in history for hundreds, even thousands of years. Then in 1938 when the animals who exhibited LP complex (the genetic factor that causes the spotting of the Appaloosa Horse) were brought together to form the registry that became the Appaloosa Horse Club, the gaited animals were lumped together with all appaloosa patterned horses as the stock that became Registered Appaloosas.
Although the ApHC has years of crosses with many other styles of horses that became the breeds of Quarter Horse, Arabian, and Thoroughbred, the breeders shied way from including the naturally gaited animals in their bre ...
Welara ponies are a cross between Arabian horses and Welsh ponys. They were developed by Lady Wentworth of Sussex, England. The sire was Skowronek, a Polish bred. The mares were imported from Coed Coch Welsh stud farm in North Wales. In 1981 a group of ranchers in southern California established the breed. This cross had been done for years and the offspring were thought to be exceptional. This registry was set up to recognize and benefit the Welarea Pony. Welsh Cobs are also acceptable in the breeding program. The registry has grown in the last number of years and include ponies worldwide.
Welara Ponies are beautiful and refined, gentle, quick, and intelligent. They learn quickly and are versatile. They have ar ...
The Welsh Pony and Cob are a group of four closely related horse breeds including both pony and cob types, which originated in Wales in the United Kingdom. The four sections within the breed society for the Welsh breeds are primarily distinguished by height, but also by variations in type: the Welsh Mountain Pony, the Welsh Pony, the Welsh Pony of Cob Type, and the Welsh Cob. Welsh ponies and cobs are known for their good temperament, hardiness, and free-moving gaits.
Native ponies existed in Wales before 1600 BC, and a Welsh-type cob was known as early as the Middle Ages. They were influenced by Arabian horses, and possibly also by Thoroughbred and Hackney horses. In 1901, the first stud book for the Welsh breeds was ...
Westphalian, or Westfalen, horses are warmblood horses bredrnin the Westphalia region of western Germany. They are closely affiliated withrnthe state-owned stud farm of Warendorf, which it shares with the Rhinelander.rnSince World War II, the Westphalian horse has been bred to the same standard asrnthe other German warmbloods, and they are particularly famous as Olympic-levelrnshow jumpers and dressage horses. Next to the Hanoverian, the Westphalianrnstudbook has the largest breeding population of any warmblood in Germany.
The history of the Westphalian horse is linked with thernState Stud of Warendorf, which was founded in 1826 to serve the NorthrnRhine Westphalian region. The stud was built under the Prussian Stud dministration, ...
Wielkopolski horses originated in Central and Weste oland in 1964. Their name comes from Wielkopolska ("Great Poland"), a region in west central Poland centered on Poznan.
Wielkopolski horses were developed by crossing two now extinct Polish breeds, the Pozan and the Mazury, so it is also referred to as Mazursko-Poznanski horses. The Pozan, or Poznan, horse was developed in Poland. This breed is extremely rare. These horses are known to be quite noteworthy. It was bred at the studs at Posadowo, Racot, and Gogolewo. The Pozan was a mixture of Arabian, Thoroughbred, Trakehner, and Hanoverian blood. It was a middleweight farm worker, very versatile, used for riding and agricultural work. The Mazury, also known as ...
Württemberger horses have excellent temperaments, combining a sensible attitude with lively and free action. These traits may have originally been due to their use as draft horse and Arabian blood. They are tough and economical to feed when compared to Thoroughbreds.
The standard Württemberger stands around 16.1 hands high, and is usually bay, chestnut, brown, or black in color. They have average-sized heads with a straight profile, a good neck, and prominent withers. Their chest is deep and the shoulders are sloping and well-muscled in most cases. The back is long and straight and the croup sloping. They have muscular legs with hard, well-formed hooves.