Types Of Arabian Horses You Should Know About


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The Arabian horse is a special breed of horse that comes from the Arabian Peninsula. There are various types of Arabian horses. They are easily distinguishable due to the shape of their head and high tail carriage. Thus, one can easily identify Arabian horses among other horses around the world. Apart from its unique features, it is popular to be one of the primitive breeds among horses round the world.

Usage And Features Of All Types Of Arabian Horses 

Arabian horses played significant roles in history, as people used them during wars and for trades. People use Arabian horses to breed with other horses for adding speed, strong bones, straining, etc. In today’s world, most of the horses which people use for riding has Arabian breed. As people know the fact that Arabs have a dessert climate and people often grow with nomadic behaviors, the horses in such places have to have great cooperation with humans. 

Types Of Arabian Horses You Should Know About
Types Of Arabian Horses You Should Know About

Arabian breed horses are very cooperative, quick learners, good-nature, and pretty disciplined. Thus, one can easily use the horses with such characteristics for both riding and wars. Thus owners of the Arabian breed horses should handle them with a lot of care and respect due to their sensitive nature. In this article we’re going to discuss the various “Types of Arabian horses”:

The Straight Egyptian- Type Of Arabian Horse

This is a pureblood breed of Egyptian Arabian horses. These are one of the ancient breeds. And are dated back to the horses owned by Viceroy Mohammad Ali, who was from Egypt. These horses are of very expensive as they are pureblood, and have a lot of dessert heritage. You can find various mixed breeds there. But the Straight Egyptian breed is preserved for its purity. The Egyptian Arabian breeds have various specialties that make them different from other horses. Egyptian Arabian horses have solid colors, small in heights (within 14 to 15 hands), and beautiful features that separate them from others. 

Types Of Arabian Horses You Should Know About
Types Of Arabian Horses You Should Know About

Spanish Arabian Breed

This breed is very low in its population. It is popular as the sister breed of the Egyptian Arabian breed. These horses have less variety in colors and are mostly pale whites or greys. People train these breeds, especially for rides. Thus, run or a long ride is ideal with these breeds. Such horses are much disciplined and also very cooperative. So, they are good for wars as well.

Polish Arabian Horses

People say that this breed more than 100 years old. It was discovered by people in Poland thus naming them Polish Arabian Breed. People used these horses during World War I. After that, their population decreased. That resulted in the formation of an Arabian Committee in Poland to breed the horses. Such breeds are mainly brow, light grey.

Types Of Arabian Horses You Should Know About
Types Of Arabian Horses You Should Know About

Russian Arabian Breed

The Eastern European Region was also not spared by these Arabian beauties. And one of the early inventions of this breed came from there. These horses have various diversities in their genes and they come from the breed of various bloodlines. Their average size is 15 hands and they come in various shades of the color brown.

Thus, the Arabian breed is very versatile. And due to its genes, it’s very disciplined and cooperative towards its owner.

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