Turning Ranch Land into a Horse Breeding Ranch

When people purchase ranch land, most of them dream of starting a profitable cattle ranch. With the way the US beef industry has been performing as of late, it is easy to understand why people want to do so.

However, establishing a horse breeding ranch is another lucrative option for people looking to start a business on their new property. There are many practical uses for horses, whether in agriculture or sports, or simply as a pet—meaning there will always be a demand for these animals. If you are interested in starting a horse breeding ranch, here are a few breeds you might want to consider raising:

Arabian

These horses are known for their incredible stamina and agility. Arabian horses are often used for racing due to their natural endurance. This breed comes in many different colors: grey, brown, chestnut, and black.

American Paint

The American Paint has a reputation for being a nimble and intelligent breed. Many ranchers prefer these horses for cattle work due to these aforementioned traits. Additionally, American Paints are often used for casual riding due to their easygoing nature.

Clydesdale

Clydesdale horses are well-known for their size, 18 hands and over 2,000lbs. Clydesdales are powerful due to their massive size, making them a popular choice for people who need help with farm work such as tilling. These horses often come in different shades of brown, chestnut, bay, and black.

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Posted on December 22, 2013, in Business, Real Estate and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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