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Sini Horse

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Country: China

Home tract: Sini River Basin. Developed by crossing the Baikal and Sanhe animals and the resulting offspring were then interbred for many years. There were a few other bloodlines added over the years, but none of them took hold and they were quickly eliminated from the program.

Morphological Characters

Body coat: Chestnut, grey, bay, black

Head: Light and clean with straight or slightly dished profile

Neck: Lean but muscular

Back: Long, straight and strong

Quarters: Shoulder is well sloped

Legs: Clean and strong; hooves are dry and strong

Mophometric traits

Body height at withers: 134.11-144.27 cm

Uses: Riding horse


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  2. Hendricks B.L., 2007, “International encyclopedia of horse breeds,” University of Oklahoma Press; p. 382.
  3. Porter V., et al., 2016, “Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding,” 2 Volume Pack. Cabi; p. 503.
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