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Wenshan Horse

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Country: China

Home tract: Guangnan, Funing and Maguan County, Zhuang-Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Wenshan, Yunnan Province

Morphological Characters

Body: Firm type, compact body conformation, symmetry body structure and well-developed body structure

Body coat: Bay, chestnut, gray are the most common colours

Mophometric traits

Body length: Male 112.8 cm, female 110.3 cm

Body height at withers: Male 112.2 cm, female 108.9 cm

Chest girth: Male 134.8 cm, female 131.2 cm

Cannon circumferences: Male 15.8 cm, female 15.0 cm

Reproductive traits

Mating age: female 2 years

The oestrus cycle: 20-25 days

Duration of oestrus: 5-7 days

The reproductive survival rate: 98%

Performance traits

Speed: 2 minutes 21.6 seconds per 1.0 km

The maximum draft power: 330 kg

Packing ability power: 64.75 kg


  1. Beijing, “Report on Domestic Animal Genetic Resources in China,” June 2003 [Web Reference]
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