Blazer horse

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Blazer
Country of originUnited States

The Blazer is a modern American breed of riding horse, bred particularly for ranch work. It was developed by Neil Hinck of Star, Idaho, from a single foundation stallion named Little Blaze.[1]: 445  He bred for intelligence, strength, gentleness, easy gaits and overall suitability for work on a ranch.[1]: 445  A breed association, the American Blazer Horse Association, was established in 2006.[2] The Blazer is not listed in the Global Databank for Animal Genetic Resources of the FAO,[3]: 127  nor is it reported to DAD-IS.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg (2016). Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding (sixth edition). Wallingford: CABI. ISBN 9781780647944.
  2. ^ American Blazer Horse Association. American Blazer Horse Association. Archived 20 August 2008.
  3. ^ Barbara Rischkowsky, Dafydd Pilling (editors) (2007). List of breeds documented in the Global Databank for Animal Genetic Resources, annex to The State of the World's Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Rome: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 9789251057629. Archived 23 June 2020.
  4. ^ Breed data sheet: United States of America, Horse. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed May 2021.