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American Saddlebred

Breed group: Gaited horses

Other name(s): American Saddler; ASB

History

Details: The origins of the American Saddlebred began in the 18th century, when American colonists crossed the Narragansett Pacer (an early gaited breed which is now extinct), with the Thoroughbred. In the 1800's, this new breed was known as the "Kentucky Saddler", and was used mainly on Southern plantations because of its comfortable, ground-covering gaits and sure-footed manner.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
easy-gaited riding horses, versatility, traditional western horsemanship, intelligent, animated
Challenging:
certain conformational issues
Interesting:
Dressage prospects class, Competitive Trail rides, best parade mount, distance endurance ride
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Thefabulesswife
If you have a lot of time on your hands, you might wa...
Review by: Thefabulesswife (6) March 31, 2015 10:13
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5.00
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Mostlyky
When most people think of an American Saddlebred they...
Review by: Mostlyky (2) November 13, 2014 16:45
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4.00
1 photo
katherinelynn
What can I say about Dice? He was the first horse I e...
Review by: katherinelynn (8) November 06, 2014 15:53
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
cloverthegolden
For a full year, I worked with a large string of Amer...
Review by: cloverthegolden (18) October 20, 2014 20:37
  • Currently 100
2.50
1 photo
Lightningbug
Joker is such a pleasure to have. He's Mr. Been There...
Review by: Lightningbug (10) February 25, 2014 21:15
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 comment
1 photo
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redmm97
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I have been riding American Saddlebreds since the age of four. Had my first Saddlebred at the age of seven.

The versatile American Saddlebred is by far my breed of choice.

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