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hors, a large, solid-hoofed mammal, domesticated for pulling loads and for riding

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Standardbred
Standardbred
The name Standardbred originated because the early trotters were required to reach a certain standard for the mile distance in order to be registered as part of the new breed. The Standardbred is still considered the best horse for harness racing because of the need for the horse to maintain a steady pace throughout the race -- the standard distance of which is one mile.

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General Information
General Information

Breeds, A-Z
Breeds, A-Z

Horse Racing
Horse Racing

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