ANSC 109, Class Notes, 9-7-10, Breeds

ANSC 109, Class Notes, 9-7-10, Breeds - ANSC 109, Some...

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ANSC 109, Some Selected Breeds ______________________________________ Gaited horse, Originated on plantations Long neck with a considerable arch Withers well above height of hips 15 – 17 hands ______________________________________ Known for spotted patterns, sparse mane and tail, white sclera, striped hooves, and mottled skin Developed by Nez Perce Indians ______________________________________ Finely chiseled head and dished face Long arching neck, high tail carriage Small build Small, fine muzzle, large nostrils Short backed (one less vertebra) Oldest breed Known for endurance 14.1 – 15.1 hands, 800 – 1,100 lbs ______________________________________ Draft breed Weighs over 1 ton Moderate “feathering” ______________________________________ Draft breed Originated in Scottland Used by Budweiser Thick “feathers” Bay, black or brown with white on face and legs Long, free stride ______________________________________ 15 – 30 lbs at birth 200 – 530 lbs full grown ≤ 8.2 hands (34 inches)
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course ANSCI 109 taught by Professor Katherinethomson during the Fall '10 term at Tarleton.

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