Learn about different horse breeds and how to properly groom and feed a horse. There are videos, many photographs, online games, coloring pages, and more. Includes and eThemes resource on paint horses and one on zebras.
PBS: Nature: Horses
Click on the four pictures to learn more about horses. Find out how horses have played an important role in history. NOTE: This site contains a message board.
Enchanted Learning: Horse
This illustration labels the different parts of a horse's body. NOTE: This site includes Google banner ads.
Enchanted Learning: American Paint Horse
This is a labeled illustration of a paint horse and includes a brief description of this breed. NOTE: This site includes Google banner ads.
Enchanted Learning: Arabian Horse
This is a labeled illustration of an Arabian horse and includes a brief description of this breed. NOTE: This site includes Google banner ads.
Enchanted Learning: Mustang
This is a labeled illustration of a mustang and includes a brief description of this breed. NOTE: This site includes Google banner ads.
ABC Teach: Horse Head
This is a coloring page of a horse's head. This is a one-page PDF file.
ABC Teach: Horse
Here is a full view coloring page of a horse.
ABC Teach: Color and Write: Horses
Here is a picture of horses to color and space to write a short story. This is a one-page PDF file.
Basic Horse Terminonlogy
Read through this list for definitions of common words used with horses.
Colors & Markings
Learn about the different colors of horses and the types of markings they can have. Includes many pictures. Also look at some unusual markings.
This site explains the four different horse gaits and includes diagrams.
Learn what a horse needs to eat to maintain proper nutrition.
This site has pictures of the different types of brushes to use for grooming a horse. Read the article for instructions on how to use them.
National Geographic: Horse Profile
Here are fast facts about the horse, pictures, a species profile, and a printable fact sheet. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Explore this special exhibit about the horses. There is a lot of information about the history and relationship between people and horses, and several interactive features.
Wild Horses at the National Zoo
Learn about the wild relatives of the domestic horse: Przewalski's horses, onagers, zebras, and more on this site.
BBC Science: Horses and Ponies
Here is a short article about domestic horses.
Read an article about the work of scientists to trace the origins of the first domesticated horses.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Paint Horses
Learn about paint horses and their different types of colorful coats. There is a video, photographs, and online games. Learn the difference between "paint" and "pinto." Included is a link to an eThemes Resource on horses.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Zebras
These sites are about different species of zebras. Learn how zebras' striped coats help protect them from lions, which are their biggest predator. Includes several photographs.
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