Haflinger Arabian Cross Breed Profile

The stunningly beautiful Arabian horse has been crossed with many other breeds over the centuries, often with spectacular results. But what about a Haflinger Arabian cross – what would it look like?


What Is An Arabian Horse?

The Arabian horse breed originated thousands of years ago and is thought to be one of the oldest breeds still in existence. 

What Is A Haflinger Horse?

The Haflinger horse is a small but athletic warmblood originating from Austria. Although this breed is small in size at 13 to 15 hands high, it is generally referred to as a horse. 

What Does A Haflinger Arabian Cross Look Like?

Remember that all Haflingers have some Arabian bloodlines already, although they are more closely related to Austrian mountain horses. Some Haflinger breeders wanted to emphasize the Arabian . . .

Other Popular Arab Cross Horse Breeds

 This crossbreed must contain no less than 25% and no more than 75% of the bloodline from each breed.   a more refined version of these gentle giants. 

Other Popular Arab Cross Horse Breeds

 Morab; an Arabian crossed with a Morgan horse. •   Pony of the Americas – this famous designer breed is a cross between a Shetland pony, an Appaloosa, and an Arabian horse.

So, as we have learned, a Haflinger Arabian cross is a good multi-purpose and athletic riding horse with the best features of both breeds. Arabian horses have also been successfully crossbred with many other breeds, including draft horses and Shetland ponies.


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