The Anglo-Arabian is a crossbred horse that just got its own status as a horse breed. It is a Thoroughbred crossed with an Arabian, therefore giving the prefix “Anglo,” In the United States, the Anglo-Arabian is considered a “part-bred” Arabian and, consequently, is registered within a separate section of the Arabian Horse Association. At one time, there were 9,400 Anglo-Arabians registered with the AHA, in 1991 there were 200 more registered, 111 more in 2004, and then 144 more in 2005. Let’s see how you do in today’s T/F quiz:
- A horse must have a minimum of 15% Arabian blood to be considered an Anglo-Arabian.
- Anglo-Arabians average 62–67 inches in height.
- Anglo-Arabians most popular colors are bay, chestnut, and gray.
- Anglo-Arabians are a good choice for a racing horse
- The Anglo Arabian horse is considered shy and very smart.
- In modern times, Anglo Arabian horses are one of the favorite horse breeds in all of Europe.
- They have a long neck, prominent withers, a compact and strong body, a deep chest, and solid bones.
- In Canada, an Anglo-Arabian is defined by the Arab Horse Society as a horse whose pedigree contains only Thoroughbred and Arabian blood.
- The overall physique of the Anglo Arabian horse is masculine in nature.
- Spain is one of the greatest producers of Anglo-Arabians.
Let me know if you got at least eight of these questions correct. If so, then you are an Anglo-Arabian horse expert! Here are the answers:
- F For a horse to be considered an Anglo-Arabian, it must have at least 12.5% Arabian blood.
- F Anglo-Arabians are bold and very smart.
- F In Great Britain the Anglo-Arabian is defined by the Arab Horse Society as a horse whose pedigree contains only Thoroughbred and Arabian blood.
- F France is one of the greatest producers of Anglo-Arabians.
How much do you know about Anglo-Arabian horses? If you want to learn more, look up these other websites for you to check up on additional facts about the beautiful Anglo-Arabian Horse breed:
(All information in this blog is referenced from the above websites)
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