The Argentine Anglo, as the name suggests, is a breed of horses from Argentina celebrated worldwide for their use in equestrian sports. These lightweight horses exhibit a refined appearance and excellent performance capabilities like the Thoroughbreds.
|Temperament/Personality||Energetic, intelligent, obedient|
|Physical Characteristics||A medium sized, expressive head, long neck, inclined shoulders, long and elastic back with a muscular croup; solid legs, strong bones and joints; small, hard hooves|
|Colors||Gray, bay, sorrel|
|Height (size)||14.7-15.7 hands (149.4-159.5 cm, 58.8-62.8 in)|
|Common Uses||Polo, pleasure, and show horse|
|Health||Healthy and long-lived; not known to be affected by any breed-specific health issues|
|Popular Traits||High endurance, liveliness, well-rounded personality|
|Feeding/Diet||Grass, hay; fresh water|
|Country of Origin||Argentina|
|Ancestors||English Thoroughbreds, Argentine Criollo horses|
The breeding of the first Argentine Anglo horse was started 50 years ago when the need for a lightweight sport horse was felt across the country. As a result, English Thoroughbred stallions were crossed with Argentine Criollo mares to produce the finest polo horses with great fitness and agility. These sport horses are only produced in Argentina.