Czech stud farm added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list

July 25, 2019

According to The Associated Press:

A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor’s court has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list…

[T]he Kladruber horse…is one of the oldest [breeds] in the world with a population of only 1,200.

Kladrubers were bred to serve as ceremonial carriage horses at the Habsburg courts in Vienna and Prague.

Today, they [serve] at the Danish court, while others are used by the trumpeters from the Swedish Royal Mounted Guard.

The breed’s peaceful nature also makes them a popular riding horse among private owners…

To read the entire article from Associated Press, please click here.

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