Horses have been selectively bred for color or purpose for centuries. The wild Caballine horses of 3000BCE were initially Bay or Black in color. Around 1500BCE, arguably the oldest selectively bred breed in world began to take shape; Arabian. At that time, the Arabian Horse was most certainly smaller in stature, and most likely came … Continue reading The First of its Kind
Base colors, and the mutations and dilutions that make up the rest. A brief overview of horse colors as defined by the AQHA.
From Dawn to Now. In the past 55 million years, the Horse has gone from looking like a four toed dog (Dawn Horse), to what we know today. The evolution chart below only follows the evolution of the the modern horse. It is speculated that the zebra and modern ass descended out of the Dinohippus/Hippidon line … Continue reading Equine Evolution part 1