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[ INDEX ] Equine Type: Horse Breed: Jaca Navarra (Navarra)   [ PREV ] [ NEXT ]
Jaca Navarra Brown Coat (left view)
Brown Coat (left view)
Jaca Navarra Sooty Chocolate Brown Coat (normal view)
Sooty Chocolate Brown Coat (normal view)

Jaca Navarra Brown Coat (front view)
Brown Coat (front view)
Jaca Navarra Chocolate Brown Coat (right view)
Chocolate Brown Coat (right view)

The Jaca Navarra (also spelt 'Jaca Navarre') is a Spanish breed of a light-draft horse.

A rare Spanish draft breed:
A breed of unknown origins, the Jaca Navarra roamed the Navarre region in Spain for hundreds if not thousands of years. It was occasionally used by the locals, but never became widespread as other Spanish breeds.

During the 20th century, Jaca Navarras were crossed with Breton, Comtois, Ardennais, and Percheron horses from France to produce the Burguete breed (see the 'Burguete' for more information.) Consequently, the numbers of purebred Jaca Navarras decreased, to a point where the breed became rare.

Today, Jaca Navarra horses live in semi-wild conditions in the mountains of the Navarre region, and efforts are being made to conserve this breed.

Conformation:
Although small in size, the Jaca Navarra is considered to be a light-draft horse because of its compact and heavy conformation.

Jaca Nevarras have a concave or straight profile, small ears, a thick neck, a straight back, a deep girth, and a broad body.

The mane and tail are usually thick and long and can be wavy. The legs have light feathering, and some Jaca Navarras grow a mustache.

Performance metrics:
The following are the: range, average, (SD), and MOE of performance metrics of ordered Jaca Navarras in Horse Isle (not bred ones). In rare cases, horses might have metrics outside of the range. Breeders can produce horses that are beyond this range.

Speed: 13.2-14.2, 13.7 (0.2), 0.05.
Sprint: 36-47, 41 (2), 0.47.

Accel: 0.79-1.01, 0.91 (0.05), 0.01.
Decel: 0.98-1.13, 1.05 (0.03), 0.01.

Jump: 4.71-4.99, 4.86 (0.06), 0.01.
Pull: 2.31-3.04, 2.66 (0.16), 0.03.

Turning: 45.34-58.84, 51.52 (2.89), 0.57.
Reverse: 2.2-2.8, 2.5 (0.1), 0.03.

Stamina: 50.44-54.39, 52.17 (0.91), 0.18.
Reaction: 0.67-0.77, 0.72 (0.02), 0.00.

Coats & Height:
Colors: always dark bay coat (termed 'brown' in Horse Isle).

Additionals: sooty. The coat is always solid and lacks white markings.

Height: usually 12.2hh to13.1hh, but some are as short as 12hh, making the full height range of this breed 12hh to 13.1hh.
Jaca Navarra Sooty Sepia Brown Coat
Sooty Sepia Brown Coat
Jaca Navarra Sepia Brown Coat
Sepia Brown Coat
Jaca Navarra Brown Coat
Brown Coat


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