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Thomas Johnson Polygonal Barn

The Thomas Johnson Polygonal Barn was a historic building located near Wellman in rural Washington County, Iowa, United States. The 16-sided building measured 40 feet in diameter. The structure was covered in red vertical siding and it was topped ...

Maria and Franklin Wiltrout Polygonal Barn

Maria and Franklin Wiltrout Polygonal Barn, also known as the Alfred Barn, is a historic 14-sided barn located in Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana. The house was built in 1910, and is a two-story, wood frame structure measuring 60 feet ...

Shadow Jubilee

Shadow Jubilee for six years was the holder of the record for the longest measured horns of any Texas Longhorn cow, with a measured spread of 89.9375" tip to tip and 98.4375" total measured on Oct. 27, 2012. At 10 years old, she weighed 1236 lbs ...

Belle Reve Farm

The farm is located near Versailles, Kentucky, and covers a total of 360 acres. The name Belle Reve comes from a translation of the words "beautiful dream" in French. In 1993, the colt barn at the farm caught fire and five horses were killed. Bel ...

Dixiana Farm

Dixiana Farm, founded in 1877, is an American Thoroughbred horse breeding farm in Lexington, Kentucky. It is most noted as the birthplace of Hall of Fame inductee Domino.

Jonabell Farm

Jonabell Farm is an 800-acre Thoroughbred breeding farm located in Lexington, Kentucky. It was founded in 1954 by John A. Bell and his wife Jessica and sold in 2001 to Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his Darley Stud American division.

Kentucky Downs

Kentucky Downs is a Thoroughbred horse racing track located on the border between Kentucky and Tennessee, in the city of Franklin, Kentucky, just off Interstate 65. It is unique among American tracks in that it is a European-style course - its su ...

Melody Belle (horse)

In 2019, Melody Belle became the first horse to win New Zealand’s Triple Crown, known as the Hastings Triple Crown as all three races are run there, when she won three group 1 races in five weeks - the Tarzino Trophy 1400m, Windsor Park Plate 160 ...

Al Khamsa

"Al Khamsa" is a designation applied to specific desert-bred bloodlines of the Arabian horse considered particularly "pure" by Arabian horse breeders, who sometimes also describe such lines with by use of the Arabic word asil, meaning "pure". Al ...

Ethan Allen (horse)

Ethan Allen was foaled June 18, 1849. He was sired by Black Hawk and out of an unnamed gray mare who was herself sired by Red Robin, a son of Figure. Ethan Allen was bred by Joel W. Holcomb of Ticonderoga, New York. Ethan Allen was a bay with thr ...

Waterfall Farms

Waterfall Farms was a Tennessee Walking Horse farm located in Bedford County, Tennessee. During their heyday, they stood World and World Grand Champion stallions such as JFK, Hes Puttin on the Ritz, Prides Generator, and Watch It Now at stud and ...

Admiral’s Voyage

Admirals Voyage was an American thoroughbred horse that was bred and raced by Fred W. Hooper. Admirals Voyage won 12 out of his 52 starts during four seasons of racing, earning a total of 5.879. As a three-year-old, Admirals Voyage won the Wood M ...

Bulle Rock

Bulle Rock, sometimes referred to as Bulle Rocke or "Bullyrock", is thought to be the first Thoroughbred stallion brought to America. He was imported in 1730 at the age of 21. He was a bay son of the Darley Arabian and said to be out of a mare by ...

HH Azur

HH Azur is a horse ridden by McLain Ward. The duo competed at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 2016 and earned 9th place individually as well as earning a team silver medal.

Cleadon

Cleadon is a suburban village in South Tyneside, North East England in the county of Tyne and Wear, and the historic County Durham. In 2001 the population of Cleadon was 4.795, increasing for the South Tyneside ward of Cleadon and Boldon at the 2 ...

Marlborough White Horse

The Marlborough White Horse, also called the Preshute White Horse, is a hill figure on Granham Hill, a fairly shallow slope of the downland above the hamlet of Preshute, southwest of Marlborough in the county of Wiltshire, England. Dating from 18 ...

Bascule (horse)

Bascule is the natural round arc a horses body takes as it goes over a jump. The horse should rise up through its back, stretching its neck forward and down, when it reaches the peak of his jump. Ideally, the withers are the highest point over th ...

Centered riding

Centered Riding is a method of horse riding and riding instruction that is based on the idea of having the rider seated in the most effective position. It combines elements of martial arts, yoga, and Tai chi chuan with knowledge of horsemanship t ...

Half-halt

The half-halt is a specific riding aid given by an equestrian to his horse, in which the driving aids and restraining aids are applied in quick succession. It is sometimes thought of as an "almost halt," asking the horse to prepare to halt in bal ...

Neck rein

A neck rein is a type of indirect rein aid. The horse responds to a neck rein when it has learned that a light pressure of the right rein against its neck on that side means for the horse to turn left, and vice versa. The neck rein is used in bot ...

Rein-back

The rein-back is a dressage term to indicate the two-beat movement in which a horse is asked to back up. The horse picks up and sets down its feet almost in diagonal pairs, and moves straight backwards with the line of his forelegs following thos ...

Riding figures

Riding figures are prescribed paths a horse is ridden on in a riding arena, usually for training purposes. Figures may also be performed out in a field or other open area, but a riding arena provides markers that can help indicate the correctness ...

Shoulder-in

The shoulder-in is a lateral movement in dressage used to supple and balance the horse and encourage use of its hindquarters. It is performed on three tracks, where the horse is bent around the riders inside leg so that the horses inside hind leg ...

Marion’s Girl

Marions Girl was a Quarter Horse mare owned by West Texas cattle rancher Marion Flynt, and trained for cutting horse competition by Buster Welch. She was the 1954 and 1956 NCHA World Champion Cutting Horse shown by Welch.

Champion the Wonder Horse

Champion the Wonder Horse was the on-screen companion of singing cowboy Gene Autry in 79 films between 1935 and 1952, and 91 television episodes of The Gene Autry Show between 1950 and 1955. In addition, Champion starred in 26 episodes of his own ...

Wonder horses

The phrase Wonder Horses refers to the equine companions of cowboy heroes in early Western films. What makes these horses different from others that have appeared on the silver screen is their rise from trusty steed to a genuine screen personalit ...

Boucheron (horse)

Boucheron was an American Saddlebred horse who won the Five-Gaited Worlds Grand Championship in 2004, the same year he won the five-gaited stake classes in the Lexington Junior League and American Royal Horse Shows, making him a Saddlebred Triple ...

Breaking News (horse)

Breaking News is an American Saddlebred horse who won the Saddlebred Triple Crown in 2008, meaning he won the five-gaited stake in the Lexington Junior League Horse Show, the Five-Gaited Worlds Grand Championship in the Worlds Championship Horse ...

Courageous Lord

Courageous Lord is an American Saddlebred horse who won the Five-Gaited Worlds Grand Championship in the Worlds Championship Horse Show three consecutive years.

Denmark (horse)

Denmark was a major foundation sire of the American Saddlebred horse breed. Over 60% of all the horses in the first three volumes of the Saddlebred studbook trace back to him. Denmark sired the stallion Gaines Denmark, an influential sire of the ...

Gaines Denmark

Gaines Denmark was foaled in 1851. He was a black stallion with two white hind socks, sired by Denmark and out of a mare known as the Stevenson mare. Gaines Denmark sired four influential sons: Washington Denmark, Diamond Denmark, Star Denmark, a ...

Harlem Globetrotter (horse)

Harlem Globetrotter was a black stallion foaled April 28, 1980. He was sired by New Yorker and out of Putting On Airs. As a two-year old in 1981, he was purchased by Joan Hamilton and her father Paul. Although Harlem Globetrotter was originally i ...

Harrison Chief

Harrison Chief was foaled in 1872, sired by Clark Chief and out of the mare Lute Boyd. He was descended from the imported Thoroughbred stallion Messenger, but both his parents were American Saddlebreds. He was bred by James Cromwell of Cynthiana, ...

Imperator (horse)

Imperator was an American Saddlebred show horse. He won four Five-Gaited Worlds Grand Championships and eight Gelding Championships at the Worlds Championship Horse Show, besides four five-gaited Grand Championships at the National Horse Show. He ...

My-My (horse)

My-My was an American Saddlebred mare. She was one of only two horses ever to win six Five-Gaited Worlds Grand Championships in the Worlds Championship Horse Show.

Sky Watch (horse)

Sky Watch was a five-gaited American Saddlebred show horse. He won four open Worlds Grand Championships and five stallion Worlds Grand Championships in the Worlds Championship Horse Show.

Sultans Great Day

Sultans Great Day was a black American Saddlebred stallion sired by Supreme Sultan, out of the mare Supremes Cassandra. Great Day, as he was commonly called, was a twice Worlds Champion Fine Harness Stallion. In his debut performance, he earned t ...

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