About Horses

Welcome to the “About Horses” category on Joyful Equestrian, where I share my passion and knowledge about all things equine. In this category, you’ll find informative articles on topics such as anatomy, physiology, breeds, types, colors, markings, patterns, history, culture, behavior, and fun facts about horses.

While I haven’t covered all subcategories yet, keep checking back for new and engaging content as I continue to expand this section. Enjoy learning about these magnificent creatures!

Horse Breeds And Types

Friesian Horses: Horse Breed Information

Friesian Horses: Horse Breed Information

Friesian History
Golden Horses

All About Golden Horses: Breeds and Coat Colors

Golden horses are a sight to behold. Their eye-catching coats seem to glow like a warm, golden sunset. But did you know that “golden” isn’t an official horse color? In reality, it’s a term that covers a range of shades including buckskin, palomino, and more. Why Do They Look the Way They Do? So what … Read more

Horse Colors, Patterns, And Markings

Golden Horses

All About Golden Horses: Breeds and Coat Colors

Golden horses are a sight to behold. Their eye-catching coats seem to glow like a warm, golden sunset. But did you know that “golden” isn’t an official horse color? In reality, it’s a term that covers a range of shades including buckskin, palomino, and more. Why Do They Look the Way They Do? So what … Read more
all about black horses

All About Black Horses

Black, is a more uncommon yet exquisite hair coat color, and a captivating sight in horses. This color is characterized by a complete black coat – a stark contrast to the commonality of dark chestnuts and bays that are often mistaken for black. Black Horse Description Black horses possess a captivating allure with their sleek, … Read more

Horse Behavior

Why my horse licks

What It Means When A Horse Licks You (And How To Respond)

Ever wondered why your horse licks you? It’s more than just affection! Dive into the fascinating reasons behind this behavior and discover how to respond to strengthen your bond. Learn the secrets to your horse’s licks and build a deeper connection. Click to uncover the full story.
when horses pin their ears

Why Horses Pin Their Ears Back! What They are Signaling

Hey there, horse loving friends! 🐴 Today, we’re diving into a hot topic: ear pinning in horses. Ever noticed your horse’s ears go flat against their head? It’s not just random; it’s a message, and we need to decode it! 👉 Why It’s Big Deal: Ear pinning isn’t just about a horse being mad or … Read more

Horse Facts

why do horses have manes? Find out!

Why Horses Have Manes: Roles of Horse Manes

Hey there, horse lovers and the curious alike! Ever found yourself captivated by a horse’s flowing mane and tail? You’re not alone! These luxurious tresses aren’t just horse fashion statements; they serve some really cool purposes too. My friend used to shave her horse’s mane in the summer, and it got me thinking—why do horses … Read more

How Much Horses Weigh (By Type, Breed, Height and Age)

Horses come in many different sizes, and knowing their weight is essential for various reasons, such as: Whether you’re caring for an adult horse, a baby foal, or an Arabian horse, understanding their weight can help you make informed decisions about their health and well-being. Horses are large animals as you can tell. Maybe you … Read more

Horse Anatomy

why do horses have manes? Find out!

Why Horses Have Manes: Roles of Horse Manes

Hey there, horse lovers and the curious alike! Ever found yourself captivated by a horse’s flowing mane and tail? You’re not alone! These luxurious tresses aren’t just horse fashion statements; they serve some really cool purposes too. My friend used to shave her horse’s mane in the summer, and it got me thinking—why do horses … Read more
Bay horse with normal withers

Complete Guide to Horse Withers And Problems

Horse withers are an important part of a horse’s anatomy and understanding them is crucial to maintaining the horse’s health and performance. This guide covers everything from anatomy and function to diagnosing and treating wither problems, as well as the role of proper saddle fit and equipment. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or new to the world of horses, this guide has something for everyone.