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Pechora Dark Brown Coat (left view)
Dark Brown Coat (left view)
Pechora Ebony Black Coat (normal view)
Ebony Black Coat (normal view)

Pechora Brown Coat (front view)
Brown Coat (front view)
Pechora Brown Coat (right view)
Brown Coat (right view)

The Pechora (also 'Pechorskaya') is a Russian breed of a small draft horse, named after the Pechora River which flows in the region where it was developed.

A hardy horse:
The 16th century saw the importation of Ural, Siberian, and Estonian horses to the basin of the Pechora River. Crossbreeding of these horses, as well as the local climate, shaped the Pechora into what it is today, a horse who survives the freezing wintertime and is not affected by swarms of insects during summertime.

The Pechora did well during the next three centuries, but by the end of the 19th century breeders moved away from this breed, maybe because of its relatively smaller size compared to other draft horses at the time. However, the Pechora never disappeared completely, and today it is bred in a pure manner in small numbers.

Conformation:
Pechora horses have a large, wide head with a straight profile, unobstructive withers, a straight, long back, a sloping croup, a broad chest, and thick legs. Overall, they resemble the Mezen, a somewhat larger Russian draft breed which originated by the nearby Mezen River (see 'Mezen').

The mane can grow long and is sometimes coarse, and the legs have feathering.

Performance metrics:
The following are the: range, average, (SD), and MOE of performance metrics of ordered Pechora 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: 13.3-15.1, 14.1 (0.4), 0.08.
Sprint: 30-48, 39 (4), 0.78.

Accel: 0.86-1.05, 0.94 (0.04), 0.01.
Decel: 1.01-1.18, 1.10 (0.03), 0.01.

Jump: 4.73-5.03, 4.84 (0.06), 0.01.
Pull: 2.71-3.34, 2.97 (0.15), 0.03.

Turning: 46.20-61.76, 53.52 (3.31), 0.65.
Reverse: 1.8-2.5, 2.2 (0.2), 0.03.

Stamina: 46.38-52.73, 49.18 (1.29), 0.25.
Reaction: 0.78-0.87, 0.83 (0.02), 0.00.

Coats & Height:
Colors: brown or black, and more rarely bay, chestnut, and grey.

Additionals: flaxen, sooty, dark mane & tail.

Height: 13.1 to 14.2hh.
Pechora Sooty Coal Black Coat
Sooty Coal Black Coat
Pechora Black Coat
Black Coat
Pechora Dark Brown Coat
Dark Brown Coat
Pechora Brown Coat
Brown Coat
Pechora Red Wild Bay Coat
Red Wild Bay Coat
Pechora Bright Bay Coat
Bright Bay Coat
Pechora Flaxen Black Chestnut Coat
Flaxen Black Chestnut Coat
Pechora Liver Chocolate Chestnut Coat
Liver Chocolate Chestnut Coat
Pechora Golden Chocolate Chestnut Coat
Golden Chocolate Chestnut Coat
Pechora Grey Coat
Grey Coat


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