Tinker horse breed

tinker

The horse known as Tinker, It is a strong and docile breed of horses that also has behind them a history as motley as its fur.

Their main characteristic, apart from their beauty, is in their strong bodies and well proportioned musculature. In addition to this, the Tinker breed are of special beauty due to the abundance of fur in areas such as the mane, tail and also on its limbs.


The diversity in color of their layers is very wide, although they are commonly presented shades of color cas are bays, peeps, and black capes, among many others.

The Tinker horses have their origin in Ireland. They are currently there and have been indefatigable companions of the gypsy communities of this country for some time. What's more, its name in English means gypsy. The Tinker's physique suggests that they may be descendants of Shire, Clydesdale and Welsh Cob horses.

Therefore, thanks to their traits of docility and strength, they have been used throughout history as horses to pull carts or also for riding. They have also positioned themselves as one of the best breeds of horses to travel long distances carrying heavy loads.

The height of the cross of the horses Tinker goes 140 centimeters until approximately 160. This breed has a very docile character and they are also a very intelligent breed.

If we do a bit of history after their first appearance dating back to 600 BC, Tinker horses have had many different names throughout their history. Some of these names are Gypsy Vanner, Gypsy Cob, Colored Cob and Irish Cob.

Generally these nicknames speak of an extraordinary breed of horse, bred by travelers for being strong enough to transport their houses and belongings, but at the same time docile enough with humans. Selectively bred with horses such as Clydesdales and Friesians, the result is the strength of a draft horse with the height of a riding horse.


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