An old breed of small draft horse from Russia with Estonian horse ancestry. Though versatile and even-tempered, the modern decline of draft breeds hit it hard. It is on the UN agricultural division's endangered list. by MyohoDane
The name comes from the ancient Roman province of Noricum (Austria today) where it was originally bred. They are a medium-heavy draft breed. This beautiful blue roan variant with the always dark/black head is called 'Mohrenkopf'.
“Your horse. It’s a Knabstrupper?” I’d never seen one in person and stepped back to admire him. The horse’s legs and face were charcoal in color, and they met the white body of the animal with a splash of varied-sized spots.
The pinner I got this from wrote: There is a new registry that is bringing back the ancient Tiger Horse, a gaited breed with Appaloosa coloring that was once used to hunt Siberian Tigers around the border of China.
Belgian Draft Horse (Brabant) stallion - among the strongest of the heavy draft breeds, in the US are somewhat lighter in build and chestnut color with flaxen mane and tail, while the Brabant of Europe is massive and usually bay or roan