Trotter is one of Russia's most highly respected breeds
and considered the epoch of Russian Horse-Breeding.
They are used for pleasure mounts and also as draft
animals for agricultural work. Because they evolved
in the natural pastures of flood plains in th Voroezh
region of Russia, the Orlov Trotter is an adaptable
animal suitable for all work and all climates. They
are also used to improve the small native horses found
throughout Eastern Europe. The Orlov Trotters are very
fertile animals. They are large, distinctive animals.
Their conformation is distinct with well-proportioned
bodies, long muscular necks, medium withers, a long
and flat back, and wide broad chest. Its legs are set
properly with well-developed, somewhat coarse joints.
They appear in gray, bay, black and chestnut.