Messara

Messara

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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 Messara (also known as Cretan horse) is a light riding and draft horse found on the island of Crete off the coast of Greece. The native mountain-type Messara pony exists on the island of Crete since year 1000 or longer. The name comes from the Mesara Plain where they are mostly found. The modern Cretan horse was developed by crossing the native mares on Arabian stallions imported during the Turkish occupation in the 17th century. It is now a rare breed with around 100 representatives. Since 1994 there exists a studbook and a conservation programme has been started.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133994304
  • 9786133994300