Mixing the Arabian with the English Thoroughbred horse breeds produces the Anglo Arab horse.
The Anglo Arab horse breed is a favourite in Europe and they are selectively bred in France and the Janow stud in Poland. They are now almost exclusively known as a sport horse.
The Anglo Arab has also been instrumental in the Selle Francais horse breed.
Origin: The origins of the Arab horse are unknown, but it was found in the Nejd, central Arabia.
Colour: chestnut, bay or brown.
Height: between 15.3 and 16.3hh.
Conformation: good conformation and strong well-shaped feet.
Character: versatile with intelligent head.
Uses: excellent polo ponies.
The Arab Horse Society Scottish Regional