Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Saddlebred

Contributor(s): Bob Langrish

Specification

Category
  • Warmblood.
    Picture
  • Saddlebred   Saddlebred  .
    General information
  • Origin in the USA.
  • Best known in the show ring:
    • Three- or five-gaited classes.
  • Very elegant and versatile.
  • Friendly, sweet-tempered nature.
  • Amiable and responsive to training.
  • Great stamina.
  • Extreme speed.
    Ancestry
  • Thoroughbred   Thoroughbred    →   Morgan   Morgan    →   Narrangansett Pacer.
    Principal uses
  • Showing.
  • Riding.
  • Harness.
    Standard
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995)International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994)Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994)The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.

Organization(s)

  • American Saddlebred Horse Association, Kentucky Horse Park, 4093 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY40511, USA.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Centre, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.


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