English Thoroughbreds are primarily bred for racing.
English Thoroughbreds are primarily bred for racing. Their fire is just one of the factors that make them so exceptionally fast. Their long legs and muscular hindquarters allow them to take long, powerful strides. They are practically made for the racecourse.
Over 100,000 horse races take place around the world each year.
- Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
- Global home: Worldwide
- Conservation status: Least concern