Akhal-Teke horses are considered one of the most beautiful horse breeds. In China, Akhal-Teke are called "heaven horses", who, like the Akhal-Teke stallion by Schleich® Horse Club, have a gold-shimmering coat. These animals are a very old horse breed with a history spanning a period of almost 3,000 years. They were named after a 100 km long oasis strip on the edge of the Karakuma desert in Turkmenistan.
Akhal-Teke horses are accustomed to the hot desert climate and can travel long distances without water.
- Scientific name : Equus ferus caballus
- Global Home : Worldwide
- Conservation Status : Domesticated