This attractive Russian horse originates from the northern Caucasus and was based on Strelets horses, produced by crossing Arabs with quality Orlovs and Anglo-Arabs.
It is a modern breed, very similar in appearance to the Arab but taller.
Origin: Northern Caucasus.
Colour: usually light grey or white.
Height: 15 hands.
Conformation: fine head, large kind eye, medium length neck set high on well-sloped shoulders, deep chest, side back, fine legs, fine mane and tail.
Character: intelligent, kind, energetic.
Uses: riding, and circus.