One can find these gorgeous horses in rodeos, parades, ranches, etc. Then there's the Appaloosa type, which feature either dark bodies with speckles, light bodies with dark spots or dark spots on white body. Then, there's also the Pinto type which are horses with coat patterns with large patches of white and any other color.
These are generally swift and agile horses chosen for riding. They can be used for various sport activities and entertainment purposes. Under these light horses come the Arabian horses (also known as Arab).These are one of the oldest horse breeds and are known for their beauty and elegance.
Then, we have the Morgan breed, which is valued for its gentleness, soundness, and intelligence. These wonderful driving horses are also great at dressage, jumping, endurance, reining, and cutting competitions.
This type entails large horses specifically bred for working on farms. They are characterized by strong, tall, muscular bodies with extremely gentle personalities. They are used for pulling heavy loads on the farm. Under this type we have breeds like the Belgian horse breed, which is still used on farms due to its strength.
However, they are popularly used for trail riding, gaming, and as show horses. Another breed under this type is the Clydesdale breed, which are large horses that possess feathery tufts of hair on their legs, just above the hooves.
These horses are known for their easy-to-ride, smooth, and comfortable gait. Under this type, comes the most popular riding horse called American Saddlebred, whose smooth style of walking and running has provided comfortable rides to its riders.
These horses are not only a pleasure to trail ride, but are also capable of cutting well, jumping, and are also excellent competitors in dressage. The Campolina breed also comes under this type, which are used for leisure riding and driving, however, they are gaining popularity as suitable candidates for dressage.
Moreover, in terms of appearance, they have shorter heads, shorter legs, wider barrels, and thicker necks. Since they bear semblance to foals, oft people mistake ponies for young horses or foals. Their ability to travel in narrow mine shafts cause them to be used exclusively in coal mines.