The American Running Horse

This is the index to a 3 part series on the American Running Horse. The series provides original source material, with descriptions and quotes from the contemporary authors. A full list of references used is provided to aid your further study and verification of claims made. This study only provides the colonial period of the Running Horse, a breed which continued on until the early 20th century, further study is provided in an outline of American Breed Development and in my books.


Part I - American Running Horse - the Root Stock

Part II - Virginia and Maryland Colonies 

Part III - Massachusetts Colony 

References used and cited for American Running Horse


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