Arabian Horse Aesthetics
There is an overwhelming consensus among world experts
on the horse, that the Asil (or Aseel) (pure-bred desert Arabian)
aesthetic standards of a horse.
Harmonious balanced proportions,
Head short, prominent forehead, concave face, small muzzle, large
nostrils, eyes set far apart, large
circular and expressive, the jowl is deep and wide between the
branches, the ears are small, alert and curved, the neck is long
the withers are not too prominent and slope into a strong level,
short back, long shoulders and sloping, broad and muscular chest,
and deep girth.
The Arabian horse has long and level croup, muscular
quarters and tail set high. The limbs are strong with hard bone,
tendons. Pasterns are long and sloping, feet are round and hard
with good hoof walls.
The Arabian horses have one less vertebra than other
breeds, they have compact body with short back, allowing them to
heavy rider with ease. These horses average 14 to 15 hands (56-60
in./140-150 cm) high and weighs about 1,000 lb (450 kg).
Original colors chestnut and bay – currently it could be
found in most solid colors, white, grey or black.
Chestnut color Arabian horse
The Arabian horse moves with head and tail held high
and ears pricked. It gallops as if it is floating across the ground
with fast strides.
It moves with a grace that no other horse can match. It has the
stamina to maintain speed for exceptionally long periods.