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Tersk Horse

Country of Origin: Russia

Tersk Horse

Image from szedlisa


Also called the Tersky & Terskaya the Tersk is a relatively new breed developed in Russia in the early 20th century.


Created in the northern Caucasus by a team of horse breeders & vets, the foundation stock included Stretlets, Tsilindr, Tsenitel, Arabian & Arabian-Don crosses. The idea was to breed a robust Arabian type riding horse that was better suited to local conditions. There are 3 recognized types within the breed, basic (or regional), eastern & heavy.


Average height 14.3 – 15.1 hands


Head is light with a straight profile
Neck is medium in length
Back is flat & wide
Chest is deep & wide
Shoulders are long & sloped
Legs are well set

Traditional Colors

chestnut | grey | bay


Energetic yet kind
Easy to train


Riding horse
Endurance mount
Show horse
Eventing horse

Tersk Horse Products

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