If you’re looking for a horse that is versatile and adaptable, the Avelignese may be just what you’re looking for.
These horses are tough and rugged, with an easy going temperament that makes them perfect for all sorts of purposes.
Learn more about this unique breed in today’s blog post!
Avelignese Horse Breed Info
Here are some of the key things you need to know about the Avelignese horse:
|Height (size)||13.3 – 14.0 hands high|
|Colors||Always golden chestnut with flaxen tail|
|Country of Origin||Italy|
|Common Uses||General riding, as a pack horse, light draft work|
Avelignese Horse Facts & Information (Breed Profile)
They share common ancestry with the Austrian Haflinger and people often interchange the two.
However, they are a different breed with distinct characteristics (the Avelignese is slightly heavier).
The Avelignese bloodline is kept pure in Italy.
Its name is derived from the root word “Avelengo”, a small area on the Alto Adige.
The Avelignese probably developed in Italy over a century ago, however no official records were kept before 1874.
If you’re interested in learning more about this fascinating breed, keep reading!
They are calm and reliable, and make great mounts for children and/or beginners.
They have robust and muscular body, and short, strong legs.
Their hooves are very hard and they are surefooted.
Mane is thick and heavy, and has a golden chestnut color, while its tail is white or flaxen in color.
Always golden chestnut with flaxen tail
13.3 – 14.0 hands high
General riding, as a pack horse, light draft work
Capable of carrying and pulling great weight
Country of Origin