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  • The Breeds Of Canadian Horses

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    In 1986, there was a program, which was incited in order to protect rare breeds. The program was named Colonial Williamsburg’s Rare Breeds Program. The program included: Leicester Longwool Sheep, American Cream Draft Horses, Canadian Horses, American Milking Devons, Durham and Devon or Lineback Oxen, Dominique Chickens, Nankin Bantams Chickens, and English Game Fowl. The Leicester Longwool Sheep originally came from Britain, and were then brought over to America. Not only were they exported to America

  • Research Paper On Pony

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    what we call a horse? Well, a pony is, in fact, a horse. Ponies are a sub-classification of light horses, which are those used for riding. The main difference between a pony and a horse is that a pony is under 14.2 hands. To this end, just about any horse who meets the height requirement can be shown in pony classes. However, there are certain breeds where all the individuals registered must meet pony requirements. These are called pony breeds. Like other horse breeds, pony breeds vary in size, color

  • Classification Of Horses Essay

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    The typical way to classify horses is by breed. The American Quarter horse is the most popular breed in America, especially in Texas. They are the work horses on ranches, the most popular for showing and competing in speed events such as barrel racing. Another popular breed is the Paint horse, which to me is nothing me than an American Quarter horse that is not a solid color, usually they are brown or black with white areas on their bodies. There is also the Arabian breed, they are known for their

  • Classification Of Horses Research Paper

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    For centuries, horses have been one of the most popular domesticated animals. While today, people enjoy riding and racing them, in the past they were domesticated because they were the primary mode of transportation for many. People from almost every corner of the globe have owned horses for one reason or another, and it is for this reason that there are now so many different breeds. However, all horses fall into one of three main categories: pony, light, and heavy classifications. If you are unfamiliar

  • Argumentative Essay On Cloning Horses

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    Kassidy Schumann Ward English 1 Cloning Horses 17 November 2017 Cloning Horses Cloning horses is like opening a pandora box, that's better left closed. In the years to come cloning could become more common in the horse industry. As Ryan Bell states in the article “The Clone Age,” “When we clone we produce what we already have.”(Bell Clone Age) Breeders must remember; too much of a good thing is still a bad thing

  • Can Horses Be Good For The Ecosystem Essay

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    I think horses are very important for many ecosystems, they have been around for so long and have helped people in a bunch of ways. My essay is going to be about how horses are and can be good for the ecosystem. I'm also going to tell you what they have done that has made a positive effect on the ecosystem, and how they have helped humans for the past 55 million years and how they have evolved. Another thing i will be talking about is there food web , habitat , and how horses have evolved.

  • Research Paper On Potttok Horse

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    Pottok Horse Country of Origin: Basque Country (France and Spain) The pottok, pronounced 'pot-ee-ok' (Basque: pottoka, ""little horse"), is a pony native to the Pyrenees of the Basque Country in France and Spain. Pyrenean Tarpan part of the Konik Breed Type: In Poland-Pottok; In France-Navarre Pony; In Spain-Asturian; In Portugal-Garrano. History The pottok's origins may lie as far back as 10,000 years ago. Ancient cave paintings in the area show pottok-like horses. They are thought to descend

  • Evolution Of Horse Evolution Essay

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    where other animals come from. One animal that I am interested in is a horse because I show horses, and have a passion for them. In this paper I will present researched information about the evolution of the horse. The horse, a mammal of the family Equidae(extant horses, donkeys, and zebras). It came around 50 million years ago, transforming to a small dog-sized. After a period of time it changed into regular horse size. The horse belongs to Perissodactyla (odd-toed.)They are all members who share hooved

  • Similarities Between Cow And Cow

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    animal the best life it can live even though we tend to care for each species differently. While horses and cows have many similarities when it comes to appearances, they have many different features that categorize them as equine or bovine. Cows and horses both live off of grasses that they can forage for. Many farmers feed hay in months that grass is not as plentiful, as well as supplementing horse and cows with grain types many of which include oats, corn, and molasses. Farmers either bale their

  • Popular Sports In The Elizabethan Era

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    also associated with wresting, in the highland games, and men were often killed during hurling. One popular sport trending at the time was jousting. Many of the high class society folk were very interested and involved in jousting. Jousting was a horse involved sports that only the upper class men participated in. The goal of the game was to charge at each other