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Wurttemberger Horse, Wurttemberg

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Country: Germany

Home tract: Developed in the mid 16th century as a heavy coach horse in Wurttemberg Germany by crossing Arabian animals with native stock

Status: Endangered

Morphological Characters

Body coat: Chestnut, black, bay, grey colours

Head: Straight

Back: Short and strong

Shoulders: Sloping and powerful

Chest: Deep and broad

Legs: Short and muscular. Hooves are well formed and strong

Mophometric traits

Body height at withers: 163.57 cm

Temperament: Friendly

Uses: Riding, sport, show, coach and light draft

References

  1. Hendricks B.L., 2007, “International encyclopedia of horse breeds,” University of Oklahoma Press; p. 441.
  2. Liljenstolpe C., 2009, “Horses in Europe,” Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) [Web Reference]
  3. Porter V., Alderson G.L.H., Hall S.J.G. and Sponenberg D.P., 2016, “Mason’s World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding,” 2 Volume Pack. Cabi; p. 513-514.
  4. The Equinest, 2011, “Württemberger Horse,” The Equinest - The 100% Horse Crap. [Web Reference]
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