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Breeds of Livestock - West African Barb Horse

Breeds of Livestock - West African Barb Horse

West African Barb

Also Known By: Arab-Barb

wafrican_barb.pngThe West African Barb is found in the western most regions of West Africa.  It is a light horse used for both riding and as a draft animal.  The predominate color is gray.  The West African Barb originated from the Barb.

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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