Altai

N/A

Sun, 29th March, 2020 - 8:35 pm GMT

<< Home International Index >>

Animal Categories

Pet Information, Pet Care, Pet Discussion & Animal Encyclopedia

Animal Home Dog Horse Bird Fish Snake Lizard Turtle Tortoise Salamander Discuss (Zoology)

Sponsor Ads:

Other Breeds

Keeshond   |   Palomino   |   Pig – Pot Bellied   |  

Alternative Name

N/A

Basic Info

Altai's head is average in length, large and somewhat coarse, and the neck is fleshy while the back is long and slightly dipped. Their croups are well-developed and their legs are short and properly set. Occasionally defects crop up, including sloping pasterns and bowed hocks. They can be chestnut, black, bay, gray, and sometimes spotted.

Health

N/A

Habitat

Altai mountains

Behavior

The Altai horse was developed over a long period of time, and has been significantly influenced by the harsh climate and the conditions specific to the mountains in which they make their home. The Altai is adapted to year-round pasture grazing, and the Altai crosses with pure breeds have a good performance. They are larger, more massive, and stronger than the Altai while retaining the sound health and undemanding demeanor of the Altai. Programs are underway to develop a new meat producing breed by crossing the Altai with the Lithuanian, Russian, and Soviet Heavy Draught. These crossings were made after the revolution as well as under the Soviet government. Henceforth the crossbred horses were bred "in Purity". This breed was reared in the Altai mountains for many centuries and are very well adapted to its harsh environment. Horses have always been important to the tribesmen and nomads in the mountainous region, requiring horses with a strong heart, lungs, muscles, and tendons in addition to very hard, tough feet. A surefooted horse is imperative, because they must often travel over steep mountain trails cut from the rock and also cross fast-moving streams without slipping. The Altai is a very hardy animal that is indispensable to the people who depend on it.

Origin

Siberia

History

The Altai originated from the Altai Mountains and are well used to its harsh environment. The Altai have adapted from being reared in these mountains and have strong heart, lungs, muscles, and tendons. They are sure-footed and able to traverse up steep mountain trails, across moving streams or rivers, and negotiate dangerous rocky paths. These horses have always been important to the tribesmen and nomads of this mountainous region. The Altai were developed over a long expanse of time and have been significantly influenced by the harsh continental climate and the conditions specific to the mountain taiga which they call home. In the typical Altai the head is average in length, large and somewhat coarse; the neck is fleshy; the back is long and slightly dipped; the croup is well developed, the legs are short and properly set. Occasional defects in conformation include sloping pasterns and bowed hocks. The average measurements (in cm) are: stallions - height at withers 140, chest girth 170, cannon bone girth 19; mares: 137, 170 and 18 respectively. The colors are chestnut, bay, black and gray, sometimes spotted. The Altai is a hardy animal that is easy to care for and are in pasture year round for grazing. The Altai are often crossed with pure breed horses to produce a larger breed while maintaining its health and relatively easy maintenance. The Altai are essential to the people who rely on them. The Altai is highly adapted to year-round pasture grazing. Altai crosses with pure breeds have a good performance. They are larger, more massive and stronger than the Altai while retaining their sound health and are undemanding as regards their management. Activities are underway to develop a new meat producing breed by crossing the Altai with the Lithuanian, Russian and Soviet Heavy Draft. These crossings were made after the revolution as well as under the Soviet government, and then the crossbred horses were bred "in purity." Altai - "The Golden Mountains" is the mountain land on the south of Siberia which keeps ecological purity and untouched wild nature so far. This breed were reared in the Altai Mountains for many centuries and are well adapted to its harsh environment. Horses have always been important to the tribesmen and nomads in this mountainous region, requiring horses with a strong heart, lungs, muscles, and tendons along with very hard feet. A sure-footed horse is important, as they must travel over steep mountain trails cut from the rock and cross fast-moving streams and rivers. The development of the Altai has resulted in the creation of a hardy animal which is indispensable to the people who depend on it. The Siberian horse is bred on huge country/area from the Eastern slopes of the Ural mountains to the river Yenisei, in the northern and eastern Siberia, in the purebred form of the Mongolian type; there are recognized several indigenous types not well known to the public. All of them are offering to their owners their strength, speed with endurance, meat, fat, milk, fur/hair for “twines” and skin for coats, because in the winter they grow very long and thick coat/hair. The most valued from the southern Siberian horses is the Altai horse, who is in the bone structure stronger than the Kirgiz horse; he is excellent (soumar) pack horse, has very solid back, solid and strong legs and hoofs, and very undemanding in feed and care; he easily caries on his back the weight of 150 kg (330 pounds) during long trips in the high mountain terrain. The northern Siberian horses are bred under very harsh living conditions; in the cities of Tomsk, "Stalinogorsk" and others are conducted races of 3,200 m (2 miles) in length, which these horses will run in the time of 4 minutes and in trot in six minutes.

Common Foods

grass


Sponsor Ads:

Other Options For Study:

Do not limit yourself, find more interesting Topics:

Zoology Top



The only imperfect thing in nature is the human race. -- Unknown


Altai Coded by: BGID®  |  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Copyright © 2000-2020
Disclaimer  |  Privacy  |  Report Errors / Contact  |  Credits

Important Topics

Highlights

Global Warming: Natural Or Man-made?: global warming Global warming has been in and out as the "latest" hot topic for many years. It is, according to modern scientists, the result of man-made industrial pollutants, clearing forested areas, agriculture, etc. But now they are thinking it started way before the Industrial Revolution... By Seraphina 6.1 Days Ago Discuss It!
Donald Trump: Donald Trump President of the United States of America - Real Estate mogul, Pageant owner and now one of the most controversial men in political history. By Raving 1 Week Ago Discuss It!
Stan Lee: Top  Stan Lee Comics By Shadow 3rd Feb, 2020 - 10:10pm Discuss It!
Kissing Up To The Boss In The Workplace: Top  Kissing Up Boss In Workplace By Shadow 3rd Feb, 2020 - 4:58am Discuss It!
The Trump Immigration Wall: Political Controversy WARNING you may find the contents of this Thread offensive, view at your own discretion. By Shadow 3rd Feb, 2020 - 4:55am Discuss It!
Russia vs USA: Russia Tactics versus U.S.A. Vs Russia Russia: 'The Evil Empire'? Are they all that bad or is it just the USA trying to portray Russia as bad because they are a world power with land bigger and a society very different from the USA ideal? By Shadow 3rd Feb, 2020 - 4:20am Discuss It!
Atheists Not To Be Feared!: New look at Atheists and their thinking - Atheism - Athiest - Do Not Believe In God By Telly 9th Aug, 2019 - 12:55am Discuss It!
Men In Uniform - Authorized Excessive Violence: Political Controversy WARNING you may find the contents of this Thread offensive, view at your own discretion. By Pureyang 14th Nov, 2018 - 3:03pm Discuss It!
Your View On The Nature Of Interests: By News 4th Jul, 2018 - 7:30pm Discuss It!
Wide Screen Columns: Best of  Wide Screen Columns Users with wide screen monitors can benefit from more content on every page. By JB 14th Oct, 2017 - 12:32am Discuss It!
Offensive Trademarks: Best of  Offensive Trademarks By Abnninja 20th Jun, 2017 - 4:16pm Discuss It!

Updated every: 14 minutes
This site uses Cookies to dispense or record information with regards to your visit. By continuing to use this site you agree to the terms outlined in our Cookies used here: Privacy / Disclaimer,