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Yunnan Horse

Country of Origin: China

Yunnan Horse

Image from Alexandra Moss


The Yunnan comes from the Wuron Mountains in China and has been bred strictly locally without any influence of outside blood.

Yunnan Horse

Image from supagr8


Because the area where they are bred is diverse in geography a variety of strains have been developed. The earliest account of this breed dates back to 285 BC and they were once used to pull chariots & carts. This is a small breed and there are three recognized types.


Average height 11 – 11.2 hands


Head is heavy and a straight & sometimes dished profile
Ears are small & forward
Neck is short & straight
Back is short
Shoulder is straight
Legs are dry & muscular
Hooves are shapely & tough

Traditional Colors

chestnut | bay | black


Intelligent & bold
Willing & kind

Yunnan Horse

Image from Richard.Asia


Riding horse

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