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Nambu Horse

Country of Origin: Japan

Nambu Horse

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The Nambu Horse comes from Iwate, Japan and is bred by the local people there. These animals are traditionally important to the community and were used for ceremonies, agricultural work & as war mounts for Samurai warriors.

Nambu Horse

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This area became particularly well known for breeding fine horses from early 17th through the 20th century. In fact, farmers often lived in the same buildings as their horses, & their wealth was measured by how many animals he possessed.

Nambu Horse

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Country of Origin: Japan |
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