An ancient breed, the Highland is thought to have inhabited Scotland before the Ice Age. Though small, it is used for pack duty and light draft work, as well as for riding.
The Highland horse is unique in its own right. With a well-balanced facial profile, stunning eyes, and proportionately set muzzle, it is considered an attractive horse by most. Its coat colors include yellow, mousse, and gray; some
The Highland horse measures between 12.1 to 14.2 hands high (48-57 inches, 122-144 centimeters). This, for some, may be seen as a disadvantage. Surprisingly, though, the
Personality and Temperament
The primary reason why
Its ease of care has made the Highland one of the most common horse breeds in Scotland.
History and Background
According to records, the
The term for the nostrils and muscles in the upper and lower lips of an animal; may also be used to describe a type of tool used to keep an animal from biting
Indicates that an animal has a gentle nature
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