The French Anglo-Arab is the combination of Thoroughbred and Arab horses. This type of cross-breed is commonly available in all parts of the world, but
The French Anglo-Arab has a straight outline with a very sturdy bone structure as well as flexible legs and joints. Its neck is broad and muscular; the croup is flat and stretched. Compared to the Arab type, the French Anglo-Arab is notably taller than the purebred. It can reach up to 16 hands high (64 inches, 162 centimeters). The breed comes in bay and chestnut, with a rich, thick coat covering the body.
Having the characteristics of the English Thoroughbred and the Arab, these horses demonstrate sophistication and aggressiveness. They have become esteemed horses, chosen to compete in different sporting events such as show jumping and dressage. Besides their exceptional talent in equestrian sports, they are known for their beauty, magnificence and highly-valued skills. They have the gift of holding their rider without any discomfort and, at the same time, maintaining a very graceful and steady gait. That’s why the French Anglo-Arab is one of the best riding horses in the world.
In the early 19th Century,