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Breeds of Livestock - Thessalian Horses

Breeds of Livestock - Thessalian Horses

Thessalian

Also Known As: Thessaly

The Thessalian is found in the region surrounding Thessaly in Greece. It is a light riding and draft breed improved since 1945 by crossing with Arab, Anglo-Arab and Lipitsa breeds. 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.
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