-Year Developed: 1791
-Ancestor(s): Darley Arabian, Godolphin Arabian, Byerly Turk
-Blooded Horse Type: Hotblood
-Height: The height for this breed ranges from 15.2 to 17.0 hands (62 to 68 inches, 157 to 173 cm) high, averaging 16 hands (64 inches, 163 cm)
-Weight: Thoroughbred weighs 1,000 lbs
-Life: Like most horse breeds, between 25 and 30 years.
– Color: They are most often bay, dark bay or brown, chestnut, black, or gray
– Appearance: Well-chiseled head on a long neck, high withers, a deep chest, a short back, good depth of hindquarters, long legs and a lean body