Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Thessalian Horses
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.Photographs:We are currently searching for photographs or slides of this breed. Additional submission information.