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Russian Arabian Horses, A Good Breed

By Angie Faulkner

Russian Arabian horses are a well known breed throughout the world. This breed of horse is one of the more popular ones because of its nature, temperament and versatility. They were breed in Russia in a breeding program around 1930 at Tersk. The Arabian is one of the oldest breed of horses that are around, and archaeologist have found significant evidence that they have dated back to nearly 4,500 years. Ever since then, the breed Russian Arabian has been used in a wide range of uses and are still one of the sort after breeds there is.

The Arabian side of these horses were supposed to have originated on the Arabian Peninsula. They have a distinct head and body structure that makes this horse different from all the others. The head stands high and has a certain distinct look about it while the tail carriage is higher than most other breeds.

The cross breeding of this animal has made many other breeds strong in today’s world. There are many people who cross the Arabian with their horses to add strength, durability, and better bone structure to their animal. These horses are known for their distinct behaviour. While they are of a good nature, they can also have a high spirit and an awareness or alertness about them from times when they went through many history making events and wars.

Nowadays the Russian Arabian is being used in many different sport activities and event that are well known around the world. Equestrian events are one of the top things that this horse is used for, as well as other things like endurance riding.

This breed stands between 145 to 155 centimetres in size, although there are the occasion few which may go over or under this. They are also known for their intelligence and ability to pick up and learn many things quicker than most other horses. They come a few different colours and these can be black, roan, chestnut, gray and bay. Although they come in all these colours their skin is black underneath to help protect it from being damaged due to the suns rays.

Even though they are a hardy animal, they have been known to sometimes develop genetic diseases that can be passed on to foal. These diseases can cause death, either by natural cause, or by the owner having to euthanize the horse. One or two of these diseases can be treated but most cause fatalities.

Russian Arabians are a great animal for anyone who wants to get into horses. They are not only smart and intelligent but they are also strong and a hardy animal.

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