The Haflinger breed was developed about a hundred years ago in Austria and northern Italy. It can be traced further back to the Middle Ages, to Arabian bloodlines, and possibly, all the way back through the mists of time to the prehistoric Forest Horse, Equus ferus …

She is a little golden horse with long flaxen mane and tail, small, but wide around the middle. There is only one saddle in the whole stable that fits her. She reminds me of the Mongolian ponies, hardy and resilient. If she were set loose, she would go back to her original state. Read more