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Breeds

Marion County is home to over 1,500 horse farms including 600 thoroughbred farms and home to countless breeds of horses and ponies. Please refer to the detailed list below for locating which breeds are represented in Marion County and Central Florida. 

  • Akhal-Teke Horse

  • Altèr Real, see Lusitano

  • American Cream Draft

  • American Paint Horse

  • American Quarter Horse

  • American Saddlebred

  • American Warmblood

  • Andalusian

  • Anglo-Arabian

  • Appaloosa

  • Appendix Quarter Horse

  • ArabAppaloosa

  • Arabian horse

  • Ardennes horse, or Ardennais

  • Argentine Criollo

  • Azteca horse

  • Bashkir Curly, see Curly horse

  • Belgian (horse)

  • Belgian Warmblood (includes Belgian Half-blood)

  • Black Forest Horse

  • Camargue

  • Caspian horse

  • Chickasaw Horse, aka Florida Cracker Horse

  • Clydesdale

  • Dutch Warmblood

  • Falabella

  • Fjord horse also called Norwegian Fjord Horse

  • Florida Cracker Horse

  • Friesian horse or East Friesian horse or Friesian Sporthorse 

  • Gypsy Vanner 

  • Hackney horse

  • Haflinger

  • Hanoverian

  • Holsteiner 

  • Irish Draught

  • Irish Sport Horse 

  • Kiger Mustang

  • Konik

  • Lipizzan or Lipizzaner

  • Lusitano

  • Mangalarga Marchador

  • Marwari

  • Miniature horse

  • Missouri Fox Trotter

  • Morab

  • Morgan horse

  • Mustang

  • National Show Horse

  • Oldenburg

  • Paint, see American Paint Horse

  • Paso Fino

  • Percheron

  • Peruvian Paso

  • Rocky Mountain Horse

  • Saddlebred, see American Saddlebred

  • Selle Francais 

  • Shire

  • Spotted Saddle horse

  • Standardbred Suffolk Punch

  • Swedish Ardennes

  • Tennessee Walking Horse

  • Thoroughbred

  • Trakehner

  • Zweibrücker

Pony breeds

  • American Shetland

  • Assateague 

  • Chincoteague

  • Connemara 

  • Exmoor

  • Hackney

  • Julia

  • Pony of the Americas

  • Welsh 

  • Welsh Cob

Color breeds

  • Albino

  • Buckskin

  • Palomino

  • Pinto horse