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Xini Horse

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Country: China

Home tract: Ewenki Autonomous Banner, Hulun Buir League, And Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Morphological Characters

Body: Firm type

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

Head: Fine, well muscled

Mophometric traits

Body length: Male 152 cm, female 145 cm

Body height at withers: Male 147 cm, female 134 cm

Chest girth: Male 172 cm, female 168 cm

Cannon circumferences: Male 19.8 cm, female 18.6 cm

Performance traits

Speed: 1 minute and 15 seconds per 1.0 km; 15 minutes and 9.9 seconds per 10 km.

The maximum draft power: 1000 kg. It takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to walk 10 km with the maximum draft power.

All indexes of the physiology would become normal levels after resting 30-40minutes.

It can dig snow and pick grass in winter.

It can resist the nature disaster and has strong ability of adaptation.

References

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