from the eastern stallions.
The creation of a thoroughbred horse (English) breed of horses began under King Charles II and is associated with large changes in the entire horse breeding. He was a passionate racer. It was during the reign of Charles II that horse racing began to be regularly held in the vast meadow of Newmarket, not far from the royal stud farm. From then until now, Newmarket has remained the center of purebred horse breeding in England. Continue reading