In the video below we can see an Akhal Teke horse who looks just like he is photoshopped because of his unbelievable beauty. His coat is iridescent and the lines are so sleek. He possesses a remarkable spirit and fluid grace which totally captures everyone’s attention whenever they are near him. For all the people who want to know more about this amazing breed, today are giving to present to you all you need to know about it. Akhal Teke’s origins come from Turkmenistan.
They are the powerful, rebellious and passionate horse. The younger ancestors of Akhal-Teke were golden, but now it is one of the few horse breeds that comes in a wide range of colors which include bay, chestnut, palomino, gray, raven black and dun. The breed stands for 14.2 to 16 hands, and the weight is average in 900 to 1000 pounds. They are used initially by nomadic tribesmen of Turkmenistan for transportation and also for dressage, show jumping, pleasure riding, and long-distance racing.
This kind of horse is known universally for its speed, strength, calm, and of course, its elegance. It is also one of the oldest breeds of horses in the world that still exist today. It is also said that the Akhal-Teke is a direct descendant of the Turkoman horse, a breed that is now completely extinct.
The Akhal-Teke is listed as threatened, which is remarkably unique with domesticated animals. This beautiful horse always looks super shiny and bright no matter what the colour.