- Posted October 10, 2013 by
The Iranian horse
The Persian horse is of elegant shape, and ranks, perhaps, next to the Arabian, being his equal in speed, though not in staying qualities, and is similar in size, seldom rising above fourteen hands and half.
The Persian horse has been prized for ages, and enjoys a much more ancient reputation than even Arabian horses, and formerly constituted very often the gift of kings when the Persian Cavalry were the finest in the world. The native Persian horse, has however, sadly degenerated of late years.
More recently, Iranian horse lovers have tried to revive Persian horse. IRIB’s Masoud Karian gives you more…