About Byelorussian Harness Horses
Byelorussian Harness horses were developed Dole, Ardennes,
and Brabancon horse breeds. The Dole influence was the strongest. Long-term
inter breeding of various generations of crosses created a breed that is
very suitable for work in wooded areas with swampy and sandy soils.
They are a medium-sized horse with the characteristic
conformation of a harness horse. Their head is not large, their forehead is
wide, their neck is well muscled and average in length, their withers are
average in height and length, their back long, flat and often slightly dipped,
their loin is flat and short, their croup is wide, nicely rounded and well
muscled with a normal slope, their chest wide and deep. Their limbs are clean
and solid. Their mane and tail are thick but their fetlock tufts are small. They
are found in dun, bay, chestnut, and light bay.