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Menorquin Horse

Country of Origin: Spain

Menorquin Horse

Image from Arguez


The Menorquin Horse is a relatively new breed (officially anyway) as it was wasn’t recognized until 1987. Despite it’s recent recognition the people of Menorca have been calling these handsome animals Menorquin horses for centuries.

Menorquin Horse

Image from jmaldona


There have always been a connection between the land, the animals and the people of Menorca who have long remembered using this sturdy breed for cattle work. Their original bloodlines are not entirely known, however they are believed to be a cross between Arabian, English Thoroughbred & Andalusian in varying degrees over hundreds of years.


Average height 15.2 – 16.3 hands


Head is medium in size, dry and well proportioned
Neck is robust, medium in length and slightly curved
Body is long
back is straight & muscular
Legs are long, straight & slender

Traditional Colors



Noble & kind
Intelligent & willing

Menorquin Horse

Image from ogomogo


Riding horse

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Country of Origin: Spain | Colors:
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