Although Thoroughbreds are bred primarily to run they also have many great characteristics that make them suitable for a variety of other disciplines. Athleticism, intelligence, and heart are three traits that both racehorse and equestrian trainers look for in a horse. The Thoroughbred in general is known to have all three.
Read more at the source: Why a Thoroughbred?
Article excerpt posted on Sidelinesnews.com from Beyond the Track.