Haflinger Horse Breed Profile

Haflinger Horse

History Of The Haflinger Horse

The Haflinger horse originated in Austria as a result of crossing the native Tyrolean pony with Arabs and was used as a pack horse, driving horse and general riding horse.

Height Of The Haflinger Horse

The Haflinger horse stands 13.3 to 14.3 hh.

Colour Of The Haflinger Horse

Haflinger horses range from light chestnut to dark liver chestnut with a white or flaxen mane and tail. The Haflinger may also have dappling, pale legs and underbody.

Breed Characteristics Of The Haflinger Horse

The Haflinger horse has a slightly dished head, reasonably long neck, sloping shoulders, deep chest, and strong legs.

Temperament Of The Haflinger Horse

The Haflinger horse is friendly and willing.

Uses Of The Haflinger Horse

The Haflinger horse is used as a general riding horse and harness horse. They are popular horses for children, but are also suitable riding horses for adults.

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