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Akhal-Teke... makes me think of what the horses in the book The Scorpio Races would look like

Akhal-Teke... makes me think of what the horses in the book The Scorpio Races would look like

Akhal teke stallion, Jemchug. photo: Artur Baboev, the supreme photographer of the breed.

Akhal teke stallion, Jemchug. photo: Artur Baboev, the supreme photographer of the breed.

A silver-colored Akhal Teke. I cannot actually say what color this is. Probably a gray with a lovely phase of getting white. I would like to know the name of the horse, if I could find some info about its pedigree or something.

A silver-colored Akhal Teke. I cannot actually say what color this is. Probably a gray with a lovely phase of getting white. I would like to know the name of the horse, if I could find some info about its pedigree or something.

The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed first found in Turkmenistan. Their main feature is the distinct coat that gleams and this is also what distinguishes them from the other horse breeds.

The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed first found in Turkmenistan. Their main feature is the distinct coat that gleams and this is also what distinguishes them from the other horse breeds.

Akhal-Teke    : With its unusual, gazelle-like appearance, the Akhal-Teke (Ah-cull Tek-y) is an incredibly distinctive breed. Experts say the Akhal-Teke breed is at least 3,000 years old. The Akhal-Teke may be the last remaining strain of the Turkmene (a horse that has existed since 2400 B.C.

Akhal-Teke : With its unusual, gazelle-like appearance, the Akhal-Teke (Ah-cull Tek-y) is an incredibly distinctive breed. Experts say the Akhal-Teke breed is at least 3,000 years old. The Akhal-Teke may be the last remaining strain of the Turkmene (a horse that has existed since 2400 B.C.

What are you doing in the snow you silly Akhal Teke. you belong in the desert!

What are you doing in the snow you silly Akhal Teke. you belong in the desert!

ANZHI-KHAN (Novruz - Aishat) cremello, born in 2014, line Gaplan ©Olesya Nickolaeva 2016

ANZHI-KHAN (Novruz - Aishat) cremello, born in 2014, line Gaplan ©Olesya Nickolaeva 2016

Akhal Teke - I can really see the resemblance to the greyhound here. Beautiful horse, wish photo included legs and feet.

Akhal Teke - I can really see the resemblance to the greyhound here. Beautiful horse, wish photo included legs and feet.

Akhal-teke Stallion - named Gench ~ KatyaD || The coat's sheen gives its musculature a sculptural look.

Akhal-teke Stallion - named Gench ~ KatyaD || The coat's sheen gives its musculature a sculptural look.

What an unusually built horse.  Long legs, small head, lovely arched neck.  The Akhal-Teke stallion Arim by Kerri-Jo, via Flickr

What an unusually built horse. Long legs, small head, lovely arched neck. The Akhal-Teke stallion Arim by Kerri-Jo, via Flickr