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The Trakehner Horse
 
The Trakehner Horse

American Trakehner Association
1514 West Church Street, Newark,
Ohio 43055
Tel: 740-344-1111
Fax: 740-344-3225
Email: atahorses@alltel.net
Website: www.americantrakehner.com

Irish Trakehner Horse Society
Kilcorney
North Horsemount
Co.Cork IRELAND
Tel: Ireland: 029 58 372
Email: info@trakehner.ie
International: +353 29 58 372
Website: www.trakehner.ie

The Trakehner was developed in the 18th century in what was East Prussia (Poland) from the Schwieken horse. Following the end of World War II, less than a thousand of these horse trekked west with refugees escaping the Russian invasion. These horses re-established the breed in Germany.

Origin: Poland/Germany.

Colour: Any solid colour.

Height: between 16 and 16.2hh.

Conformation: attractive head with long neck, high withers, deep chest and rounded hindquarters, good feet.

Character: spirited but tractable.

Uses: riding, competition.




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