Marwari Horse

by Lokendra Rathore January. 30, 2010 5073 views

One of the finest horse breeds in the world today, the elegant Marwari comes from an ancient Arab-Turkmeni mix lineage that evolved in the harsh desert climate of the Marwar Region in India.
The Marwari was truly a hero’s horse. Maharana Pratap rode, the peerless Chetak. Amar Singh Rathore rode Udal and Pabu ji rode Kesar Kalmi .
Graceful in his gait the Marwari horses are born with a “rehwal” or “revaal”, a quick, four-beat lateral gait, which is smoother and more comfortable than a trot.It is used in the desert to cover long distances with greater comfort.
The horse is distinctive with a long head with a broad forehead, wide-set large and alert eyes, a roman nose with full nostrils, and a well-shaped mouth. The most distinctive feature of the Marwari horse is its lyre-shaped ears, which curve inwards and meet at the tips. The ears capable of rotating through an angle of 180 degrees apart from providing the horse with an extremely acute hearing also protect it in sand-storms.The average height of a Marwari Horse is 62-66 inches.And when he leaps, he spans 12 feet!
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Joe 9 years, 9 months ago

Thanks for sharing

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Lis 9 years, 11 months ago

that is so cool

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