- Posted March 29, 2014 by
The Iranian Horse
___________________ By Masoud Karian, I.R.I.B. ___________________
Iranian horse is the best and most charming ones in the eastern hemisphere. They are taller than the English riding horses. It has a small head, subtle hands and legs, commensurate organs and bodily structure, quite active and very fast.
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…
________________________ Tehran, I.R.I.B. ________________________