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Senne Horse, Senner

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Country: Germany

Home tract: Heath area of Senne in Germany and comes from indigenous warmblood animals (which are now extinct) crossed with Arabians, Thoroughbreds & Spanish animals.

Status: Endangered

Morphological Characters

Body coat: Grey, bay colours

Head: Often Arabian in type with a straight or dished profile

Neck: Long and arched

Back: Long

Shoulder: Muscular and well sloped

Chest: Deep

Legs: Refined with strong joints. Hooves are strong

Mophometric traits

Body height at withers: 154.43-164.59 cm

Temperament: Good tempered


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