Bred for more than 3000 years in Turkmenistan (a desert region north of Iran) and raised to withstand extreme desert conditions, it is a tough, hardy horse ideal for endurance riding.
Colour: chestnut with a flaxen mane and tail.
Height: up to 13.3 – 14.3hh.
Conformation: Small head, crested neck, strong shoulders, well muscled deep chest, broad long back, short strong legs.
Character: Placid and robust.
Uses: pack purposes, pony trekking.
Corpo Forestale dello Stato, Ex ASFD di Potenza,
Via Mazzini 39, I-85100 Potenza, Italy,