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.
Thoroughbred horse, Maryland, 2003. Photo courtesy of Governor's Press Office.
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. Photo courtesy of Governor's Press Office.
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