Derived from the country previously known as the Soviet Union,
the Budyonny is a breed of horse using the combination of
the English Thoroughbred and the Russian Don. During the Russian
Revolution a hero by the name of Marshal Budyonny developed
the Budyonny horse. The breed was originally created as a
riding horse for the military, thus the explanation as to
why the breeding was originally performed within a Rostov
stud farm for the military.
The Budyonny horse typically has a height of somewhere between
15.1 hands and 16 hands. Their coloring can be varied from
black, brown, gray, or bay, but most commonly found in a chestnut
color. The Budyonny horse is a prime choice for equestrian
events, jumping, light carriage, or as a riding horse. This
breed makes easy and free gaits, which attributes the horse
to being the prime choice for various events.
Many people choose this horse for its mild temperament, its
energy, its ease of training, as well as the muscled body
and solid build. Severe cold or heat does not seem to effect
this breed of horse too much as it can adapt itself to a variety
of different intense conditions.
BYELORUSSIAN HARNESS HORSE
A mixture of several different breeds forms the Byelorussian
Harness horse. Of the influences there are breeds of Brabancon,
Ardennes, and the Norwegian Dole. Of the three, the Norwegian
Dole carries the strong of influences. Typically, the Byelorussian
Harness is used in sandy soil or swampy areas of wood, as
well as meat production and milk.
The Byelorussian Harness has several distinct characteristics
that make it a beautiful breed of its own. As a medium sized
horse, it has a well-muscled neck, an average head, and average
length throughout, it has a wide, deep chest. It's beautiful,
thick main and tail make this breed of horse. Stallions generally
weigh 540 kilograms and have a 21.5 cm bone girth, 184 cm
chest girth, 163 cm oblique body length, and height of 153
cm at withers. Mares are slightly smaller weighing anywhere
between 490 and 500 kilograms.
Colors are of the Byelorussian Harness horse are typically
light bay, chestnut, bay, or dun. These are strong and relatively
fast horses. They can pull or carry a load of 600 kilograms.
High fertility make this breed a popular one, typically, the
mares can reach the 26 years of age and still remain highly
The Camargue horse originates from the Quanternary Sea native
the Solutre horse. The Camargue prefers marshy land and is
very resistant to lack of a stable, bad weather, and harsh
General characteristics of this special breed of horse include
its use as mainly a saddle horse in rustic and hard terrain.
Adult Camargue horses typically carry a coat that is of a
pale grey color. Adults can weigh anywhere between 300 kilograms
and 400 kilograms, with a height of somewhere between 1.35
meters and 1.45 meters.
Foal Camargue horses are generally born in the spring and
summer months, between April and July. They typically born
with a white blaze marking on their forehead, and with a body
color of darker grey or black. These horses have most always
been used as a saddle horse, though in some cases for leisurely
riding as well.
The Campolina Horse originated within Brazil in an area called
Entre Rios de Minas. A man named Cassiano Campolina developed
the breed in 1857. Though, according to research and history
the Campolina breed was not really developed until later in
1870. This began with a single mare of black colored called
"Medeia". After breeding with this mare, which was a Brazilian
horse with a stallion that was an Andalusian, the result was
a foal called Monarca, which is thought to be the founding
member of the Campolina Horse.
However, though Monarca, part Andalusian and part Barb Blood
is considered the founding member of the breed, there are
many other breeds of horses that has significantly influenced
the breed altogether.
These breeds include the Rio Verde, which is a breed from
the Mangalarga Machador line, as well as the Yanke Prince,
which is an American Saddle Horse breed. The Teffer, a Holsteiner
breed, the Golias a quarter Clydesdale Breed, and the Menelike,
an Anglo-Normand breed all contributed to the Campolina Breed
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