Polish Breeds


Malopolska Horse (m)

Their pedi­gre­es com­bi­ne pure Arabian and Thoroughbred, as well as vario­us Austro‐Hungarian lines, such as Schagya, Gidran, Przedswit or Furioso. Malopolska hor­ses are good‐looking, with lean body, beau­ti­ful head and expres­si­ve eyes. They demon­stra­te good basic gaits and have excel­lent endu­ran­ce.

Wielkopolska Horse (wlkp)

This bre­ed was deve­lo­ped on the basis of Poznan, Trakehner and East Prussian hor­ses, as well as a few other German hal­fbreds, for exam­ple the Hanoverian. The desi­ra­ble quali­ties of Wielkopolska bre­ed are excel­lent jum­ping abi­li­ty, good move­ment and ride­abi­li­ty, com­bi­ned with coope­ra­ti­ve and atten­ti­ve atti­tu­de to humans.

Polish Halfbred Horse (sp)

This is a sport hor­se bre­ed used pri­ma­ri­ly in show­jum­ping and dres­sa­ge. Polish hal­fbred hor­ses are born main­ly by bre­eding Polish or fore­ign ori­gin bro­od­ma­res to fore­ign stal­lions or the­ir Polish bred sons.

Silesian Horse (śl)

This is the heaviest bre­ed among Polish warm­blo­ods. It was deve­lo­ped by cross‐breeding of warm­blo­od mares ori­gi­na­ting from the region of Silesia and Oldenburg or East Frisian sires. They can be suc­cess­ful­ly used in equ­estrian sports, par­ti­cu­lar­ly in the disci­pli­ne of dri­ving.

Polish Coldblood Horse (z)

This is the most nume­ro­us popu­la­tion among all Polish bre­eds. They are mostly bred for slau­gh­ter, howe­ver, more and more people appre­cia­te the­se hor­ses in agri­to­urism and orga­nic farms for dri­ving or riding.

Polish Konik (kn)

This is a pri­mi­ti­ve bre­ed which descends from Tarpan wild hor­ses. A cer­ta­in num­ber of Polish koniks dwell semi‐wild in the­ir natu­ral habi­tat. The sta­bled ones are popu­lar in hip­po­the­ra­py cen­tres and agri­to­urism farms.
Stud‐book of Origin of Konik pol­ski bre­ed

Hucul Horse (hc)

This is a pri­mi­ti­ve hor­se bre­ed that comes from Carpathians. Huculs are superb mounts for chil­dren and adults hiking in moun­ta­ins. They may also be used in hip­po­the­ra­py or recre­atio­nal riding.
Stud‐book of Origin of Hucul Horses

Polish Pony (kuc)

There are three sec­tions of Polish Pony Stood Book:
Section I – Polish Shetland Pony (p. kuc szetl.). These are all colo­urs small ponies, up to 110 cm, bred main­ly as pets. Please note that the­re is a sepa­ra­te sto­od book for pure bred Shetland ponies which is The Polish Shetland Pony Stood‐Book.
Section II – Polish Riding Pony (pkw). These are ponies that are 111 – 148 cm tall. They are good riding hor­ses for chil­dren and youth riders both for sport and leasu­re or hip­po­the­ra­py.
Section III – Felin Pony (kf). These are Polish bred sport ponies that descend from Arab hor­ses, Polish koniks, Malopolska hor­ses and Welsh ponies. The mini­mum height is 117 cm and maxi­mum is 148 cm.