Tennessee Walking Horse stallion, Inspired By Art. From the US south, the TWH is known as a fine riding horse with a unique running walk and natural high stepping action. This horse is from Blue Haven Farms, TN that trains humanely and only fits horses barefoot or with standard shoes. He can run. But there's a dark side to the breed. The link is to an ABC News exposé of the illegal abuse of Walkers used in shows where extreme unnatural high stepping is rewarded. This step is obtained by…
The Friesian is a horse breed originating in Friesland, Netherlands. Although the breed's conformation resembles that of a light draft horse, Friesians are graceful and nimble for their size. During the Middle Ages, it is believed that the ancestors of Friesian horses were in great demand as war horses throughout continental Europe.
The Tennessee Walker or Tennessee Walking Horse is a breed of riding horse known for their unique four-beat "running walk." The breed is rarely seen in any of the sport horse disciplines; however, they are popular in trail riding because of their smooth gait, stamina, and easy temper. They are also seen in Western riding disciplines and in harness.
The American Paint Horse is a breed of horse that combines both the conformational characteristics of a western stock horse with a pinto spotting pattern of white and dark coat colors. Developed from a base of spotted horses with Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred bloodlines, the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) breed registry is now one of the fastest-growing in North America. (Wikipedia)