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Country of Origin: Croatia

Hrvatski Hladnokrvnjak

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Also called the Croatian Hladnokrvnjak, the Hrvatski Hladnokrvnjak is the most common horse in Croatia and comes from the north west. They are a large draft type horse bred for heavy agriculture work & meat production. Sadly as the 20th century eliminated the need for animals in agriculture the main reason they are bred is meat & milk production.


Average height 16 – 17 hands


Head is large & wide
Back is long with well sprung ribs
Chest is broad & deep
Legs are strong and moderately feathered

Traditional Colors

grey | bay


Meat & Milk production
Riding horse

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Country of Origin: Croatia | Colors: ,
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