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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/ijas.2003.s1.595

Morphological evolution of the Haflinger horse

A. Falaschini, S. Rizzi, M. Pasquini

Abstract


The Haflinger horse has certainly a lot of success, considering its popularity not only in its native region, South Tyrol, but also worldwide. Therefore, for its preservation and mainly for a larger diffusion of these horses, Haflinger horse’ breeders thought it could be useful to change, with an appropriated selection, the functional type, originally a pack-horse and a horse for agricultural work, into a saddle horse for riding purpose (Pagnacco, 1994)...

Keywords


horse, Haflinger, body-measurements, inbreeding coefficient.

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Submitted: 2011-03-08 16:05:55
Published: 2011-03-08 16:06:06
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