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Horse breeds: Tennessee Walking Horse

Horse breeds: Tennessee Walking Horse

Origins and attitudes

Saddle horse and light pull from the United States. The progenitor is the standard Black Allan trotter (with Morgan and Hambletonian blood), born in 1886, from which comes this breed selected by the cotton planters who wanted a docile and robust horse with a comfortable gait. Once used for plantations, today only for equestrian shows. His specialty is keeping your knees high at all speeds.

Morphological characters

Type: mesomorphic.
Coat: morello, bay, chestnut, gray, roan.
Height at the withers: 150 - 160 cm.
Weight: 450 - 550 kg.
Sociable, docile and willing character.

Tennessee Walking Horse (photo www.msstate.edu)


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