Horse breeds are grouped into several main groups
There are more than 200 breeds of horses bred for a variety of purposes. They differ in type, exterior, body size, performance.
In foreign powers, along with thoroughbred horse, bred Polish horse, Andalusian (Spanish) horse, American horse and many others.
The greatest distribution in modern Russia received such horses as Akhal-Teke, Arab, thoroughbred horse, don, Budennovskiy, trakenenskaya, Ukrainian riding horse, Tersk, Kabardians, Caribbean, Orlov trotters, Russian trotters, draught Latvian, Russian, Soviet and Vladimir heavy truck.
A large group of modern breeds of horses, specialized in working qualities and having high performance, was bred under the weakened influence of natural climatic conditions. Continue reading