A Comprehensive Guide to Horse Breeds

Some horse breeds are well known for their beautiful coloring, while others are recognized for their agility or even their temperament. Learn about different horse breeds, including the thoroughbred, Appaloosa, American quarter horse, and more.
Bay Trakehner stallion in a field
Trakehner Horse: Breed Profile
Parade for the Queen featuring Drum Horses in the UK
Drum Horse: Breed Profile
Racing on the beach 2
Meet the Strong and Athletic Irish Sport Horse
illustration of unicorn facts
Are Unicorns Real? Separating the Truth From Myth
Two American Quarter Horses standing in a pasture.
American Quarter Is North America's Most Popular Horse Breed
White Shetland Pony Grazing
The Best Horse and Pony Breeds for Kids
Chestnut Horse with Blaze
Why the Dutch Warmblood Horse Is Popular for Riding and Competing
Chestnut Morgan mare with hay in her mouth and looking to the left with sudden interest, Commerce Township, Michigan
Meet the Friendly and Versatile Morgan Horse Breed
Chuck wagon race horses
Meet the Athletic Thoroughbred Horse
Draft Horse Team Working the Field
The Best Driving Horse Breeds for Pulling a Carriage
Stabled Thoroughbred
How Many Horse Breeds Are There?
Appaloosa stallion running through the pasture
Meet the Colorful Appaloosa Horse
Brown and white American paint horse walking in field
10 Best Horse Breeds for First-Time Owners & Riders
wild horses with mountains in background
The Best Gaited Horse Breeds for a Smooth Ride
A horse wearing a saddle
Meet the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse
Red horse runs trot on the nature background
How to Find Your Horse's Pedigree
Apaloosa horse with brown spots on a cream colored coat
10 Most Popular Horse Breeds and Types of Horses
Paint horse mare and foal in a field
Meet the Flashy Paint Horse Breed
Meet the American Standardbred Horse
Clydesdale Horses Grazing
Meet the Mighty Clydesdale Horse Breed
Pair of Dartmoor ponies (Equus ferus caballus) at Roos Tor.
Dartmoor Pony: Breed Profile
A black Friesian horse jumping.
All About the Friesian Sporthorse
Grey Irish Draught Horse at Horse Show
Irish Draught Horse: Breed Profile
Tiger horse
Tiger Horse: Breed Profile
A brown Kathiawari horse standing tall.
Kathiawari Horse: Full Breed Profile
A Black Forest Horse being ridden
Black Forest Horse: Breed Profile
Peruvian Paso Horse standing in a headcollar
Peruvian Paso: Breed Profile
Herd of small horses in pasture
Everything You Need to Know About Miniature Horses
Shire Horse Bay stallion galloping in green pasture
Meet the Magnificent Shire Horse
Two Percheron horses in a pasture
Meet the Mighty Percheron Horse
Tennessee walker gelding at dusk
Meet the Tennessee Walking Horse
Horse Racing in Hong Kong - Sha Tin Racecourse
How to Research an Off-the-Track Thoroughbred's Pedigree
White Arabian horse with reins over face in partial sunlight
Meet the World's Oldest Horse Breed: the Arabian Horse
Welsh mountain ponies in Brecon Beacons
Learn All About Welsh Ponies and Cobs
Haflinger, gelding with a long mane, galloping on a meadow
The 12 Smallest Horse Breeds Around the World
Brown-and-white Shetland pony trotting across a field
Meet the Spunky, Versatile Shetland Pony
akhal-teke horse
Learn About the Elegant Akhal-Teke Horse