Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Andravida Horses
Also Known As: Eleia, Ilia
Found in the region of Ilia in Greece the Andravida is a light riding and draft breed. Developed in the early 20th century from Anglo-Norman crossed with local breeds. Nonius stallions were used after 1920. The herdbook was established in 1995. The breed is nearly extinct.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.Photographs:We are currently searching for photographs or slides of this breed. Additional submission information.