The Akhal-Teke is also known as the "gift from the desert" and it was bred for its stamina and speed. It was used by Turkmen nomads. The Akhal-Teke can withstand conditions and certain situations such as going long periods of time without food and water unlike other breeds.This breed of horse is known for its sensitive nature and for its propensity for forming strong attachments to their owners. Today in modern Russia, owning an Akhal-Teke is a sign of wealth.

Akhal-Teke -- "a horse breed from Turkmenistan, where they are a national emblem. They have a reputation for speed and endurance, intelligence, and a distinctive metallic sheen." This dark color doesn't show the sheen as much.

simply beautiful horse

The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. Only about are left worldwide. Known for their speed and famous for the natural metallic shimmer of their coats. They have been named the most beautiful horse in the world.

brigget eberl | The horses are Brigitte Eberl's Cobra mare resins. They were brought ...

"Shades of Grey" - Custom Painted Model horses, by Braymere Custom Saddlery

Wind blown

(Trueno ~ Andalusian Stallion) What a Beautiful Animal! And, a gorgeous picture!


love bloody shoulder markings (especially when they're on the face!