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Mallorquin Coal Black Coat (left view)
Coal Black Coat (left view)
Mallorquin Ebony Black Coat (normal view)
Ebony Black Coat (normal view)

Mallorquin Coal Black Coat (front view)
Coal Black Coat (front view)
Mallorquin Sable Black Coat (right view)
Sable Black Coat (right view)

The Mallorquin (also known as Mallorquina' and 'Balearic') is a Spanish breed of a black, light riding horse. It should not be confused with the Menorquin which it resembles.

About:
Mallorca is a Spanish island located at the Mediterranean Sea, and is the birthplace of the Mallorquin breed. Although the origins of this breed are unclear, they included the blood of the Barb, Arabian, and Catalan (a now-extinct breed) breeds.

Today, the Mallorcquin still roams Mallorca in small numbers. It is used as a light riding horse and as a harness horse.

Conformation:
The Mallorquin is an Iberian horse with a long head and a convex profile. The neck is short, arched, and slender, connecting to smooth withers and back. The croup is sloping, and the chest is prominent. The body is narrow and light, although the legs are muscular.

The mane and tail grow long, and the legs are clear from feathering.

Performance metrics:
The following are the: range, average, (SD), and MOE of performance metrics of ordered Mallorquin horses 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: 15.6-17.1, 16.4 (0.3), 0.05.
Sprint: 53-63, 58 (2), 0.39.

Accel: 0.96-1.12, 1.05 (0.03), 0.01.
Decel: 0.92-1.04, 1.00 (0.03), 0.01.

Jump: 5.11-5.37, 5.22 (0.05), 0.01.
Pull: 2.01-2.47, 2.25 (0.11), 0.02.

Turning: 54.82-67.09, 61.98 (2.44), 0.48.
Reverse: 2.8-3.4, 3.0 (0.1), 0.02.

Stamina: 45.97-49.92, 47.94 (0.9), 0.18.
Reaction: 0.72-0.82, 0.78 (0.02), 0.00.

Coats & Height:
Coat: always solid black, and can be sooty. Markings are rare and do not exceed a star.

Height: the average height range of Mallorquin horses is 15.3hh to 16hh. In Horse Isle, Mallorquin horses stand between 15hh and 16.2hh.


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