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AKHAL TEKE Q & A
Where do they come from? What are the advantages of keeping them pure bred?
What are Akhal Tekes good at? Is crossbreeding them with other horses a good idea?
What are the advantages of the Akhal Teke? Summary

WHERE DO THEY COME FROM?


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The Akhal Teke horse has been bred for the last 2,500 years near the Caspian Sea and for the last 1,000 years by a tribal group in Turkmenistan who lived in the region of the Akhal Teke Oasis,

(shown in green on the map below)

 


Map from Worldbook Multimedia Encyclopaedia 1999

 

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