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Trail Riding Kentucky Mountain Horses for Sale in Iowa

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Discover Trail Riding Kentucky Mountain Horses for sale in Iowa on America's biggest equine marketplace. Browse Horses or place a FREE ad today on horseclicks.com
Cowboys And Cowgirls Vying For Crowns At United Rodeo Association Finals
Cowboys And Cowgirls Vying For Crowns At United Rodeo Association Finals
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Top cowboys and cowgirls are headed to Topeka for the championship finals of the United Rodeo Association (URA) November 1-2-3. Contestants posed for a group picture last year before competitions featuring traditional rodeo action plus unique URA eve...
By Frank J. Buchman
A Little Advice For When Buying A Horse
A Little Advice For When Buying A Horse
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Whether you are seeking to buy a schoolmaster or a green youngster to be brought up through the levels, buying a horse is a daunting process. We will discuss a few points from where one can buy a horse, top mistakes people make while buying, things t...
By Olivia Kile
It's Ok To Be Afraid
It's Ok To Be Afraid
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“I’m scared” I hear these words so often at my barn that I have developed a stable of answers, depending on the situation. But the one I go to the most is : “You can be scared”.   I am usually saying thi...
By Lia Sader
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What is a Kentucky Mountain Horse?
The Kentucky Mountain Horse is a type of horse that originated in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. It is known for its agility, strength and smooth gait. They are also easy to train and highly intelligent, making them ideal mounts for both novice and experienced riders alike. Kentucky Mountain Horses come in a variety of colors and may have white markings on their legs and faces. They are strong-willed yet friendly creatures that make great family horses as well as talented show horses.
What Kentucky Mountain Horse?
The Kentucky Mountain Horse is a true American original! It's considered one of the oldest breeds in North America, recognized for its unique combination of strength and size. A Kentucky Mountain Horse stands between 14 to 15 hands (56-60 inches) high and weighs between 900-1200 lbs. Their feet are large and hooves are rounded, well suited for their natural mountain habitat in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. They have a sturdy build with broad chest, short back, well-defined withers, strong legs and deep quarters making them excellent trail horses. The breed is known for being surefooted over rugged terrain as they’re able to navigate rocky trails with ease. Mountain Horses come in all colors such as duns, palominos, roans, blacks & bays. They also possess an ideal temperament; bold yet gentle; willing workers but not easily scared or bullied by any rider allowing them to take riders through difficult terrains that even some stronger breeds would struggle with . Therefore these majestic animals find success not only on the trails but also in show rings around the world!