Descendents from the small
wild horse which inhibited persia during the freeze epic, then migrated to
the warmer part of the South, to west Iran, and to Zagros mountains and
the Province of Kirmanshah.
When climate changed, some
returned North, while others remained in the South, breading new and
different types of new characteristics.
An outstanding breed
moved to the warm Caspian areas, of which the existing one in this area is
of that descend. The Jaff horses belong to this breed, and then developed
its own characteristics.
Examining The Jaff horse we
can observe the following features :
Graceful neck, slim and fine
arched; A mane and tail of uniquely fine and silky hair; nostrils which
are large and low, set in a small muzzle; short and slightly concave back;
a high set tail, large prominent almond shaped eyes. Limps that are
characteristically slender; a natural floating action; great
This breed is the shortest of
the European type and bigger than the Arab breed. It can be said that The
Jaff horse embodies the beauty of the Arab horse, and the endurance
of the European horse.
Original colours : Almond, gray, and yellowish.
This horse is intelligent, follows its guide’s orders, loves its rider and harmonious with him .
breed is a model which became favorite in the Miniatory drawings, the
original Iranian art, because of its beautiful shape.
Persian kings utilized this horses for their royal carriages, riding, and