Breeds J

 

Jutland.

 

  • Origins:  Denmark (Jutland), see Danish Horse
  • Height:  15.1. - 16 hh (152 160cms)
  • Colour:  Most usually chestnut, but can be Sorrel or Roan
  • Features:   A strong, kind-tempered, draught breed
 

 

Breeds K

 

Karabakh

 

  • Origins: From the Karabakh Mountains, developed from the Steppe horses of nomadic tribesmen, the Turkoman, Persian and Arab 
  • Height:  14.2 - 15 hh (145 150cms)
  • Colour:  Bay, Chestnut and Grey, most commonly
  • Features:  A very old, dual purpose horse for riding and harness work.

Kladruber

 

  • Origins: The breed takes its name from the place in Bohemia where it was bred at the Imperial stud.  Derived from Spanish horses imported to Austria and Bohemia from Spain and Italy.
  • Height: 16 - 17 hh (160 170cms)
  • Colour: Grey or Black
  • Features:  Heavier, taller version of their relation, the Lippizaner, famous as coach horses with short stride and high knee action.

 

Knabstrup

 

  • Origins: A spotted horse from Denmark, developed from a mare named "Flaebenhoppen" brought to Denmark during the Napoleonic Wars.  She was crossed with a Danish, Friedriksborg stallion at the Knabstrup estate and produced the foundation sire of the breed.
  • Height:  15.1 - 16 hh (153 160cms)
  • Colour:  Apaloosa spot patterns on a roan base
  • Features:  A gentle strong horse, much used for circus work and general riding.

 

Karabair.

 

  • Origins:  developed from the Steppe horses of nomadic tribesmen, the Turkoman, Persian and Arab 
  • Height:  14.2 - 15 hh (145 150cms)
  • Colour:  Bay, Chestnut and Grey, most commonly
  • Features:  A very old, dual purpose horse for riding and harness work

 

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