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A Haflinger mare and foal
Distinguishing features Small horse, sturdy build, chestnut coloring
Alternative names Avelignese
Country of origin Austria, Italy
Breed standards
World Haflinger Federation Breed standards
American Haflinger Registry Breed standards
The Haflinger Society of Great Britain Breed standards
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Haflinger are an all-round breed of horse. It is a mountain horse but today people use it for spare time. A Haflinger counts as a pony breed of horse. The clonig Horse Prometea are from this breed. A Haflinger has a gallant dry head with big eyes, dilate nostrils and small, attentive ears. People who grow this breed want them to have a good muscled body and a smart neck.

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  • Bongianni, Maurizio (editor) (1988). Simon & Schuster's Guide to Horses and Ponies. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, Inc.. ISBN 0-671-66068-3
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  • Deverill, Helen (1996). The Haflinger. Allen Breed Series. London: J. A. Allen. ISBN 0-85131-644-1
  • Dutson, Judith (2005). Storey's Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America. Storey Publishing. ISBN 1-58017-613-5
  • Edwards, Elwyn Hartley (1994). The Encyclopedia of the Horse (1st American ed.). New York, NY: Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-56458-614-6
  • Hayes, Capt. M. Horace, FRCVS (1969, Reprinted 1976). Points of the Horse (7th Revised ed.). New York, NY: Arco Publishing Company, Inc.. ISBN ASIN: B000UEYZHA
  • Hendricks, Bonnie (2007). International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 978-0-8061-3884-8
  • Schweisgut, Otto (translated by Kira Medlin-Henschel) (1988). Haflinger Horses: Origins, Breeding and care and Worldwide Distribution (English ed.). Munich: BLV Verlagsgesellschaft. ISBN 3-405-13593-1

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