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Makayla - 2013-06-06
Hi! I was wondering if appaloosa's would be good for barrel racing. Please reply!

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-06-06
    Yes, the Appaloosa can be very adept at barrel racing. Barrel racing is a sport that became part of rodeos to show off the skills of cattle horses. These horses are able to turn very sharply when needed  (and maintain speed) for herding cattle.  Although the quarter horse is the breed usually identified with this, the Appaloosa can be very competitive. Some say they are a bit harder to train, but others ademantely dispute that claim.
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Alyson Carson - 2013-05-31
I have a two year old and she is the love of my life. She is so sweet and loving to me. However when I'm not around people say she always bites or kicks them but she never does when I'm around. She also has social issues because where I bought her from she was kept in a round pen for her life. How can I solve her issues? I also heard having two year olds are dangerous and unpredictable especially Appaloosa's. I do not want to sell her shes my baby ♥ any advice?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-05-31
    What a great horse to have! It sounds like you have a good relationship with her. Don't have any ideas about her social issues, but I'm not sure that it matters how she is with others unless you have to make sure they have a good relationship with her too. As she is young, it may be that she needs time for adjustment and to know what to expect in her home. Good luck.
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Cara Perez Miller - 2012-05-16
I have a 3 yr old Spanish barb arabian and when I got her she weighed about 300 lbs and now she is weighing about 900 lbs but it has been 2 yrs..
I dont know much about arabians so if anyone can tell me about them I would love to know about there eating habits and does and don'ts with them

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  • Trina - 2012-06-29
    Arabians are what we call hard keepers. Because of their high indurance levels and energy, they burn off fat fast. I have to feed my 25+ Arabian/Quarter 4/flakes a day about 24 #s. Also Integrity for seniors. They also have Integrity for young horses. If they loose weight it takes 6 months to a year to get it back. A rice bran product can help put weight on qiucker.
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Victoria Key - 2011-02-21
These horses are so fun to ride and watch in the show ring! The way they pick up their feet so high is amazing!

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Beth Covert - 2010-10-08
In March 2010 we rescued a beautiful 18 month Percheron filly from possibly going to slaughter. With proper nutrition she has grown up and filled out. A breeder has looked at her and said she appears to be well bred and very nicely put together. All that and she is an absolute sweetheart! She will be heading to a training facility in January 2011 to start her driving training.

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  • eva - 2012-02-19
    A SWEETHARt - sweet! I am all for animal rights, killing any-thing is cruel especially a little baby like your filly. I'm soooo glad you saved her!
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Anonymous - 2012-04-17
Race horses are the fastest horses in the world.
Zenyyata, Secretariat, Sebiscuit and Man of War.

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-05-21
    Yes they are! and I think Seabiscuit still holds the record:)
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MS. H. Ollava - 2012-02-19
Shire horses...HAA (I'd love one) The shire horse was ridden by knights in medieval times.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-02-20
    Gosh - and I was waiting for the Knight and all I had to do was get the horse? Thanks for the info -
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Maddie - 2013-05-06
I am doing a report for school can someone plaese tell me or give me a website that says about appaloosas racing and jumping THANK YOU

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-05-07
    You could check out the official breed registry site for this horse, the Appaloosa Horse Club, which has racing, and more.paloosa Horse Club Appaloosa Horse Club
  • Maddie - 2013-05-07
    Thank you I got a lot of info from that site very helpful do you know of any others?
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desiree - 2009-01-18
I have wanted a horse for a long time now and I decided awhile back that I wanted a Clydesdale and I am happy to have found out that they do make good riding horses. Hopefully I'll be able to get one someday and thank you for helping me get this information.

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Gaurav Joshi - 2009-04-01
The above given information is not quite 100% true. I don't have any doubt that Francesca Kelly and Raghuvendra Singh are trying to promulgate and promote the Marwari breed. But we know this breed from 1973 and we are keeping them like Marwari This breed was made for War's so they are hot blood but they are Very Friendly horses they enjoy ridding and they love to travel long distance so people call them an Endurance Horse. They are very good Jumpers also But due to they hot mind rider needs a lot of patience to trained them for Jumping or Dressage. But they are very intelligent horses so they always try to use they own mind during time of schooling. Gaurav Joshi (World Youngster Trick Rider,National Champion Endurance Rider)

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  • mik - 2010-02-27
    I worked with marwaris in texas in 2001-02. I was impressed with their courage and gentleness. They are alot like the usa standardbred and the arabian of desert breeding... m dillon, m.d. looking for one in the usa?
  • Girvar singh - 2010-06-05
    Respected Joshiji
    Good day.I am a small horse breeder and tryng to save marwari horse. So I hope to you will guide me. I will sand you my mares and stallions photographs.

    Best Regard
    Girvar Singh
  • Jit - 2012-06-09
    Hi, can you also send me the snaps of your horses? I like marwari horse to the core, they are so beautiful and agile. I would like to visit your farm too. where is that? Thanks, Jit
  • Clarice Brough - 2012-06-09
    This is very good to know, so I have added you're information to the above as well. Thanks for the input.
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