The average Thoroughbred stands 16 hands (64") high at the withers, and weighs 1,000 pounds. Its coat colors may be bay, dark bay, chestnut, black, gray, or occasionally roan.
The Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) and the Maryland Standardbred Breeders Association are two organization that promote the horse breeding industry in the State.
Thoroughbred horses, Maryland, 2003. Photos courtesy of Governor's Press Office.
|| Search the Archives || Education & Outreach || Archives of Maryland Online ] Governor General Assembly Judiciary Maryland.Gov