The Karakaçan is a rare horse breed that emerged in
Most Karakaçan horses are bay in color. They have a massive, convex-shaped head with large, expressive eyes that are set far apart. The head is attached to a muscular neck of average length. They have sloping but muscular shoulders, a short but strong back, pronounced withers, and a sloped and muscular croup.
The Karakaçan’s legs are well-developed; It has strong leg bones, well-built joints and hard hooves.
Personality and Temperament
The Karakaçan is known for its energy and lively temperament. Such active disposition coupled with enormous strength makes the Karakaçan a perfect draft and riding horse.
History and Background
The Karakaçan horse breed is the result of extensive inter-breeding programs involving the Trakya horse and horses coming from Tuna (in
The dorsal part of the horse between the scapula
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