Bay is the oldest established breed of English horse
and is well liked as a carriage horse, a hunting mount,
and the riding horse of English Royalty. It is known
for its courage and even, calm temper. They are valued
for their durability, longevity, and quiet disposition.
They are always bay with black points, mane and tail.
It may also have a small white star. Its legs are clean
with neat, sound feet. The legs and quarters are very
powerful, which makes them ideal competitors in the
jumping and dressage. The strong shoulders give them
an advantage in carriage work and dressage.