Horse breeds: Latvian

Horse breeds: Latvian

Origins and attitudes

Quick heavy draft horse from Latvia. It comes from the Zemaituka, with the Finnish and Ardennese Swedish blood supply. The breed was established in the course of the nineteenth century, but it was made official only around 1960. Robust, resistant and indefatigable.
A similar breed in origin and structure is the Lithuanian, originally from Lithuania.

Morphological characters

Type: meso-brachimorphic.
Main cloaks: chestnut, bay, morello.
Height at the withers: 155 - 165 cm.
Weight: about 650 kg.
Docile and calm character.

Latvian horse

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