How The Most Beautiful Horse In The World Was Almost Wiped Out

How The Most Beautiful Horse In The World Was Almost Wiped Out

February 24, 2019 By alberto

    Horses are certainly majestic creatures. One specific breed is so well known for its beauty, it has long been considered a symbol of status. Unfortunately, that didn’t prevent it from being driven nearly into extinction. Is there hope for this breed, or are we about to lose one of the most beautiful creatures the world has ever known?

    Horses From Heaven

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    The Akhal-Teke are a breed of horses from Turkmenistan. The breed is almost three thousand years old and is also known as “horses from heaven” or simply “golden horses”. Many of the horses have a metallic shine to their hair, and some look like they are pure spun gold so it’s not hard to see where they got their name from.