Hirzai

Hirzai

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Hirzai is a rare breed of riding horse originating from Pakistan. According to Pakistan's Agricultural Department, the original stock of the Hirzai breed is said to have been derived from a mare owned by the Rind chief named Shol, by an Arabian stallion belonging to a European military officer who accompanied the contingent of Shah Shujah al-Mulk through Shoran in the first Anglo-Afghan War of 1839. Representative animals are still owned by His highness Suleman Dawood Khan of Kalat.The predominant colour of the Hirzai is gray. The head is handsome with a broad forehead; the neck is medium in length, muscular, and arched; the body is compact with a short back and well-muscled loins; the croup is level; the shoulders are well sloped and powerful; the forearms are strong, but the legs lack bone. This is a horse of strength, good conformation, and stamina and it can used for hard and fast work. It usually stands around 15 hands high.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613399388X
  • 9786133993884