Small Spanish horse.- Jennet
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Any of several four-beat intermediate horse gaits, all of which are faster than a walk but usually slower than a canter and always slower than a gallop.
Horse types with ambling ability included the valuable jennet and palfrey.
List of horse and pony breeds with articles on Wikipedia, and also includes terms for types of horse that are not necessarily standardized breeds but are often labeled as breeds.
Jennet, sometimes called Spanish Jennet
Naturally gaited light horse breed dating back to horses imported to the Caribbean from Spain.
The Paso Fino is a blend of the Barb, Spanish Jennet, and Andalusian horse and was bred by Spanish land owners in Puerto Rico and Colombia to be used in the plantations because of their endurance and comfortable ride.
Breed of light saddle horse known for its smooth ride.
Smooth-gaited horses, generally known as Palfreys, existed in the Middle Ages, and the Jennet in particular was noted for its ambling gaits.
Spanish for "horseman", especially in the context of light cavalry.
The term jennet for a small Spanish horse has the same source.
Horses in the Middle Ages differed in size, build and breed from the modern horse, and were, on average, smaller.
The origins of the medieval war horse are obscure, although it is believed they had some Barb and Arabian blood through the Spanish Jennet, a forerunner to the modern Friesian and Andalusian horse.
Modern American horse breed.
It is gaited, with either pinto or leopard spotting; its conformation supposedly resembles that of the historical Spanish Jennet, a riding horse of Renaissance Europe, now absorbed into the Pura Raza Española.
French literary fairy tale written by Madame d'Aulnoy.
A jennet appeared before her, and she begged it to carry her to her godmother.
The known history of the horse in Britain starts with horse remains found in Pakefield, Suffolk, dating from 700,000 BC, and in Boxgrove, West Sussex, dating from 500,000 BC. Early humans were active hunters of horses, and finds from the Ice Age have been recovered from many sites.
Henry VIII also established a stud for breeding imported horses such as the Spanish Jennet, Neapolitan coursers, Irish Hobbies, Flemish "roiles", or draught horses, and Scottish "nags", or riding horses.
Horse breed from the Iberian Peninsula, where its ancestors have lived for thousands of years.
The Carthusians bred powerful, weight-bearing horses in Andalusia for the Crown of Castile, using the finest Spanish Jennets as foundation bloodstock.