Tersk Horse Breed Profile

History Of The Tersk Horse

The Tersk (or Tersky) horse was developed as a race horse in an effort to combine speed, endurance, and robustness and was bred from Arab, Don and other stock in Russia. The Tersk horse was recognised as a breed in 1948.

Height Of The Tersk Horse

The Tersk horse stands 14.3 to 15.1 hh.

Colour Of The Tersk Horse

Tersk horses are usually grey but occasionally bay and chestnut.

Breed Characteristics Of The Tersk Horse

The Tersk horse has a medium head with straight profile and large eyes and long ears, medium length neck and back, muscular hindquarters, hard legs and strong hooves. Tersk horses have great stamina and good movement.

Temperament Of The Tersk Horse

The Tersk horse is gentle, agile and intelligent.

Uses Of The Tersk Horse

Tersk horses are used for flat racing, endurance riding, as a competition horse, circus horse and an army horse.

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