6 Main Types of Purebred Arabian Horses

Gorgeous, elegant necks; long, strong legs; high, flowing tails – all the physical niceties that go along with the breed’s aesthetics

But though you may say “Arabian” to describe the full spectrum, did you know there is actually more than one type?

Here are some types of Purebred Arabian Horse

Straight Egyptian

The Egyptian Arabian is a lineage of unbroken pureblood status. Much like registered and recognized Thoroughbreds, Egyptian Arabians can trace their bloodlines all the way back to the herds of horses once owned by Viceroy Mohammed Ali – and his grandson Abbas Pasha I – in Egypt itself.

Spanish Arabian

Arabians are often closely associated with their cousins, the Lipizzaner horses, so it would follow that there is an Arabian type synonymous with Spain.Even rare than the Egyptian Arabian, though, the Spanish Arabian has a population so small, it is less than .1% of the Arabian breed makeup!

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