Breeds - horses

Breeds - horses

Breed Image Breed Name Description
Bhutia imagesBhutiaThe Bhutia Horse, found in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, India, and Bhutan, is a breed of small and compact horses bearing resemblance with the Tibetan and Mongolian equine breeds. It is suited to the rough terrain and cold climate of the mountains, where it is useful for transportation work.
Kathiawari imagesKathiawariThe Kathiawari or Kathiawadi (Gujarati: કાઠીયાવાડી) is a breed of horse from the Kathiawar peninsula in western India. It is associated with the Kathi people of that area. It was originally bred as a desert war horse for use over long distances, in rough terrain, on minimal rations.
Manipuri imagesManipuriThe Manipuri horse is a rare Indian equine breed popular as a polo and military horse. Its striking features include its hardy stature, high endurance level, and versatile nature.
Marwari imagesMarwariThe Marwari horse averages between 15 and 16 hands (60-64 inches, 152-163 centimeters) The colour of Marwari horses can be Black, Dark Bay, Bay, Chestnut, Palomino, Buckskin, Piebald, Skewbald and Grey Inward curving ears Facial profile is straight Neck is slender running into pronounced withers The chest is deep The shoulders are fairly straight The back is long The croup is pronounced The tail is set high Legs are slender with well-formed hooves
Spiti imagesSpitiThe Spiti horse is a small-statured equine breed, hailing from the Himachal Pradesh region of the northern part of India. Attaining their name from the Spiti river, where they were bred, these horses were widely used as pack animals because of their ability to pursue long journeys while carrying heavy loads on their back quite comfortably.
zanskari imageszanskariIt is found in Leh and Ladakh area of Jammu and Kashmir. The various coat colors are bay, black, brown, chestnut and copper but the most common one coat color found is grey. Zanskari horses are known for its good work ability, faster run and to carry loads at higher altitudes. Zanskari horses are medium in size and are 120-140cm in height. This breed has long tail, fine and long body hairs.
KACHCHHI-SINDHI imagesKACHCHHI-SINDHIThis indigenous horse breed is native to Kachchh district of Gujarat and Jaisalmer and Barmer districts of Rajasthan. Total population is about four thousand. Unique features include roman nose appearance of face, ears curved at tips but not touching each other, 56 to 60 inch height, short back, short pastern bone length, broader hoof for better grip and docile temperament. Coat colour is mainly bay. Famous for its ‘Rewal chal’ as it performs with great speed and stamina covering long distance. The horse possess excellent drought and heat tolerance capacity in arid & semi arid region.