- Jul 18, 2020
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Thanks for the images! Here in Washington state we have the Horse Heaven Hills located in the southern end of the state. I imagine the wild herds are long gone, @ least for the most part. I always favored the drafts(Belgians/Percheron esp.) & Morgan's also, as a kid. Later I took a hankering to the Nordic ponies ESPECIALLY the FJORDS!!! Ironically I never owned any of the above(too spendy) so I always ended up with the generics & mutts, Appy's, Standardbred, Quarter/Arab cross etc. like the affordable ones! Personally I think the Standardbred breed is seriously underrated due to the super fancy Saddlebred beauties(they are a sight to see though!).
This boy has quite the neck & brisket like DAMN!!!
Not as fancy looking as the Saddlebred but look @ the FULL quarters, neck & brisket on ole Mach Three. Wow. what a loss to a freakin' broken leg.
The Norwegian Fjord is considered one of the oldest pure breeds of horse. While they bear a striking resemblance to the Asiatic wild horse or Przewalski horse, they are in fact more closely related to the European wild horse, the Tarpan, as the Przewalski horse has 66 chromosomes while both the...
STRONG horse & absolutely BEAUTIFUL. These Fjords are as human friendly & sweet as a horse can get! They are front end heavy as they are all neck & brisket. Even a top end Morgan would be hard pressed to beat the Fjords for all around riding!
Again thanks for the post & images!