Horses have captivated our imaginations and enriched our lives since the earliest days of human civilization. Originally used for transportation and work, today horses are primarily used for recreation and sport, although the occasional working horse still does exist. Horses have been selectively bred by humans since 3,000 BCE, and today there are over 300 breeds of horse - ranging from 100 pound miniature horses to giant, 18 hand, 2,500 pound draft horses. We provide a comprehensive list of horse breeds, so you can learn about their unique physical and behavioral characteristics. With hundreds of breeds to choose from - in a vast array of temperaments, sizes, colors and athletic abilities - you're sure to find the horse of your dreams.