The Bakhtiari breed is a variant of the Plateau Persian horse of Iran,
sharing basic conformation & heritage. They are mainly bred by the Bakhtiari tribesmen of Khuzestan Province in the south of Iran.
The basis of this breed is the usual strains of Hamdani, Khuhilan, Nesman & other Arabian strains, but those strains have become so mixed that the breed cannot be compared to a purebred Arabian.
(In Iran, an Arab is called ‘Asil‘ which means pure).
The Bakhtiari & other Iranian Arab types are lovely animals, but in no way compare to pure Arabians.
They are taller, somewhat ‘lankier’, with facial features not as dished. All the same, they are perfectly adapted to the conditions of the area they inhabit & they are valued by their owners.
Phisycally this breed has Average height 14.3 hands. It is built for speed & stamina.
In character it is Spirited,Intelligent and Bold.
It is mostly used for Racing and Riding.
Results of horse show jumping in Fars province 26th May 2018
A summary of Katharina Jakob's Professional life a German coach
One of the world’s ancient horse bloodlines,
It was 3rd of May 2018 when Mrs. Katharina Jakob stepped in Imam Khomeini airport. She was Turkmenistan National show jumping team's coach and Iran was her middle step in her journey for
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HorseBack riding and Cultural Multi tour in Iran
Golnar Bakhtiar was one of the greatest horse riders between women specially in jumping.