The Azerbaijan is a saddle horse that comes from regions of Azerbaijan and parts of Georgia and Armenia.
Developed as a saddle-pack animal and this breed was favored as a war horse. The Azerbaijan stock has been enhanced with both Arabian and Tersk blood. This breed is known for an unstable temperament and their pacing gait.
Average height 13.1 – 14 hands
Healthy with a long life span
Natural sense of balance
Can be a natural pacer
Can have a lengthwise fold in their tongue which gives the impression of a forked tongue
Head is wedge shaped with large, expressive eyes
Neck is high-set, muscular and medium in length
Chest is wide and well-developed
Back is short, straight and wide
Legs are very long and strong with good hooves
Mane and tail are sparse
Highly strung and full of vigor