Welcome to the new and improved breeds section, have a look around and meet a breed or two.

Canik Horse

Country of Origin: Turkey



The Canik is raised in wild herds of up to 500 animals & are well-liked for their aggressive attitude and ambling gaits.


This is an ancient Turkish breed which were bred pure until about 200 years ago when the blood of cavalry animals was added.


Average height 13.2 – 14.2 hands
Agile & surefooted
Lateral four-beat gait


Beautiful animals
Medium size head wide between the eyes & straight profile
Leg & pasterns are very strong
Hooves are strong and hard

Traditional Colors

Found in most common colors, but bay is the most common


Alert & energetic


Riding horse
Pleasure horse

Do you have images or know more about the Canik breed? I’d love help completing this page, please contact me to get involved.

Country of Origin: Turkey | Colors:
Don't forget to subscribe now to get the latest. It's Free.
© 2010 The Equinest