The Araboulonnais, a new breed of French horse is a result of crossing the Arabians with the Boulonnais. Its beautiful appearance and pleasant nature makes it highly appealing.
|Temperament/ Personality||Willing, gentle, tough and intelligent|
|Physical Characteristics||Being a new breed its physical features have not yet been distinctly defined.|
|Common Use||For pleasure riding, trekking and agriculture|
|Height||15.2 to 15.7 hands|
|Health||No breed-related health concerns reported|
|Popular Traits||Hardy, Good looking|
|Feeding/ Diet||Hay and Grain|
|Country of Origin||France|
|Ancestors||Arabian horse and Boulonnais|
This breed originated in the second half of the 20th century when the French National Stud conducted a breeding programme, crossing the beautiful Arabian horses with the strong and robust Boulonnais for the purpose of creating a fast and alert riding horse.
The Araboulonnais appears to be more refined in comparison to the Boulonnais as well as of a larger and heavier stature than the Arabian breeds. Being used for riding and trekking, they have emerged as energetic and athletic mounts, also having a hardy nature, resistant to diseases.