About Kathiawari Horses
Kathiawari horses are from the Kathiawar Peninsula, India. Theyrnare similar to Marwari horses and are often confused with them. rnrn
rnrnTheir ancestors arrived in the India via shipments made byrnmoguls that were well known masters in the Indian lands. They have a strongrnArabian horse bloodline present in them, and they certainly do look like one ofrnthe Arabian styles. The notorious Gujarat families at the time were the onlyrnones wealthy enough to own the Kathiawari horses. While they are brave creaturesrnand athletic as well, they are best used as a family pet. They were also oncernwar horses but only the strong survived since only the strongest horses leftrnafter battles were typically sent to breed. Currently, you can see them beingrnbred in the lands of the Junagadh and Gujarat families. They are bred there onrnfarmlands, as well as working as hardy animals.rnrn
rnrnThey are used as riding horses, in the military, and also inrnpolo matches. They are considered to be sporty, robust, brave, intelligent,rnenduring, gentle and sweet.rnrn
rnrnThey stand at around fifteen hands in full grown size. Theyrnhave a chiseled head, curled ears, an arched neck, hard feet, and a shortrnspine. They can be bred in chestnut, white, and virtually any color with thernexception of black. They are rather muscular but still with the ability to berngraceful as well. They have hard feet and are very surefooted.