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Horses and other equines are available for sale from farms, ranches, and breeders. If you are looking to purchase an animal from the horse family, it is important to be familiar with the different animals available. Below are popular horse and equine terms to know if you plan to buy an animal for sale from a breeder.

  • Mule – Mules are bread from female horses and male donkeys. They are typically infertile, though some females can reproduce. Mules are usually smaller than horses, but stronger relative to their size with greater endurance. When a stallion breeds with a female donkey, the offspring is called a hinny.
  • Dressage – Dressage is an equestrian sport that focuses on intensely training horses to respond to gracefully a rider’s subtle direction.
  • Equines – An equine is a type of animal that belongs to the horse family, including horses, donkeys, and zebras. Animals from two different equine species can breed to form hybrids like mules, hinnies, and zebroids.
  • Thoroughbred – A Thoroughbred is a type of horse bread for racing. They are known to be fast and agile. In order to be registered as Thoroughbred for the purposes of racing, a horse has to be a pureblood born as a result of natural mating.
  • Pony – A pony is a breed of horse that only grows to a small size. Sometimes foals, or baby horses, are confused with ponies. However, a pony remains small as an adult horse, while a foal may continue to grow into a large horse.
  • Show Jumping – Show jumping is an equestrian sport in which horses are trained to jump hurdles of varying heights and lengths along a course.
  • Stable – A stable is a structure where horses are kept. They are often located at farms, equestrian schools, racing tracks, and on private property.
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    Lifeline Equine
    8637 Linly Rd, Arena, WI 53503
    Help your horse achieve its full potential with Lifeline Equine of Arena, WI. We are the industry leader in horse health supplements.
    (800) 657-2897
    Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society
    331 Old Sutton Rd, Barrington, IL 60010
    Working with horses and other hoofed animals to be educated and rehabilitated by our community outreach program. We want to provide horse adoption for animals to go to good homes. Help our program!
    (847) 382-0503
    Judgement Farms LLC
    3428 Roth Rd, Oswego, IL 60543
    Our farm is perfect for beginners who want to learn the fundamentals of horse care and riding through serious show riders. We offer a variety of riding lessons for you to take to home and use for the rest of your life.
    (630) 554-6760
    Dan Lynch Farm
    5425 Otto Kerl Rd, Cross Plains, WI 53528
    (608) 798-0452
    Miles Keith & Audrey
    6723 State Road 81, Platteville, WI 53818
    (608) 348-8218
    Cliffwood Farm
    7713 E Tryon Grove Rd, Richmond, IL 60071
    (815) 678-7050
    Fox Valley Draft Horse Farm
    640 Industrial Dr, Cary, IL 60013
    (847) 639-7137
    Hidden Pond Horse Farm LLC
    7100 Town Line Rd, Waterford, WI 53185
    (262) 895-2227
    Little Creek Quarter Horse Farm
    1345 Schaumburg Rd, Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 741-7600
    Woodland Meadows
    2582 N 28th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
    We offer stables for all needs. Other services available include training, riding lessons, grooming, jumping, and more. All breeds available, such as English, Western, and show horses.
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    (815) 795-6596
    User Review: "My grandchildren loved their summer day camp week at woodland meadows! I just wish there was more availability because the..." - lenora (IL)

    Horses and equine dressage are available for sale all over the world. There are many different breeds of horses, and many of these stallions and mares are trained to race and jump in shows and competitions. As you may know, horses and small foals are typically kept in stables on equestrian properties and farms. While some people ride these animals for fun and leisure, while others breed mares and thoroughbred horses to sell them. These animals require proper grooming, veterinarian care, a stable, and dressage like reins and a saddle. There are all kinds of pony and horse breeds that people ride and care for. Since the health of these animals is important, many pony and foal owners take their horses to a vet hospital for regular check-ups and shots. As for dressage and equine supplies for these animals, some common items needed are tacks for their horseshoes, a brush for grooming their hair, reins for controlling the horse while riding, and a rope for keeping the mare or stallion secure in a stable. While some horses are domesticated animals, others are very wild. A lot depends on the breed of the animal, and how it was raised. As you may know, you can teach a horse how to wear a saddle, race around a track, and even jump over obstacles in a show. It is not difficult to gather more facts and details pertaining to horses and equine supplies or dressage for sale. Check and see if there are dealers in your area to contact. Do additional research online to find out even more information.
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