Akhal Teke horses Breed Profile
Origins: Developed in Russia from Asiatic stock used for hunting and as a war horse.
Characteristics: Small, pretty head with long ears, long thin neck, sloping shoulder, long body, fine legs, sparse mane and tail. They are a hardy horse, long striding, fast with plenty of stamina.
Height: 14.2 to 15.2 hands
Color: Bay, chestnut, gray or gold with black points. The coat has a metallic look to it.
Personality: Spirited, stubborn and bold.