Featured Breed

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Unsung Heroes

The Canadian Horse

 

Versatile and beautiful, the Canadian Horse is a breed with a lot of history all across North America. The Canadian Horse helped colonists settle the new continent. Today, the breed is not as well known as it was 300 years ago. In fact, it is on the critical list of endangered species. But the mighty Canadian Horse is making a comeback.

Canadian Horse Facts

2015 marks the 350th anniversary of the Canadian Horse landing in Canada.

To celebrate Canada’s national horse, the Canadian Mint produced a $100 fine silver coin.

In 2002 the Government of Canada recognized the horse naming the Canadian Horse the countries national horse.

In 2009 Canada Post honored the Canadian Horse with a stamp.

Read the breed profile from issue 49 Canadian Horse Breed profile

To learn more, visit the Canadian Horse Breeders Association or The Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation Society.