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Akhal-Teke
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Equus caballus
Family Name:
Equidae
Origin or Range:
Turkmenistan
Size:
15 to 16 hands high
Weight:
about 900 to 1000 pounds
Compatibility:
Relatively Aggressive
 
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Akhal-Teke

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Akhal-Teke Description
  The Akhal-Teke is one of the world's oldest breeds. It was developed in Tukmenistan, a part of the former USSR. It is a strong, hardy, handsome horse that is known for endurance, and especially the ability to withstand extremes of drought, heat and cold. It has been known to be stubborn, willful and difficult, but can form close bonds with its owner, in a way that is similar to dogs. The neck is straight, long and rather thin and has a handsome, elegant head with large expressive eyes and lovely ears that are highly mobile. Its body is longish with long, strong legs. The mane and tail are soft, but rather thin and sparse. It can be seen in different shades, but golden sheen is the most prized color.  
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