Barb (Horse)

Barb (Horse)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Developed on the Barbary Coast of North Africa, the Barb is a desert horse with great hardiness and stamina. Due to the amount of cross-breeding, it is difficult to find a purebred Barb today. The Barb generally possesses a fiery temperament and an atypical sport-horse conformation, but nevertheless has had an incredible impact on today's modern breeds. The Barb is a light riding horse with great stamina. It has a powerful front end, high withers, short back, a sloping, narrow croup, and carries its tail low. It is hardy, with clean legs, and small, round, sound hooves. It does not have particularly good gaits, but gallops like a sprinter, which has influenced the racing breeds such as the Thoroughbred, American Quarter Horse, and Standardbred. It usually is gray, but bay, black, chestnut, and brown horses are also found. The Barb stands 13.3-14.1 hands high.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133993294
  • 9786133993297