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Polish Arabian Golden Bay Coat (left view)
Golden Bay Coat (left view)
Polish Arabian Red Chestnut Coat (normal view)
Red Chestnut Coat (normal view)

Polish Arabian Flaxen Bright Chestnut Coat (front view)
Flaxen Bright Chestnut Coat (front view)
Polish Arabian Sooty Brown Coat (right view)
Sooty Brown Coat (right view)

The Polish Arabian is a subtype of the Arabian horse, which was developed in Poland.

The Arabian horse's arrival at Poland:
Arabian horses were introduced to Poland as early as the 15th century, as spoils of war during the Polish-Ottoman war. The Polish people started to breed their Arabian horses during the 16th century, and following the truce with Turkey at the end of the 17th century, they were able to import additional purebred Arabian horses for their breeding program.

In the 20th century:
In 1914, World War I erupted, and many Arabian horses were confiscated from the breeding program in order to serve as cavalry mounts. By the end of the war, out of the hundreds of Arabian horses which participated in the breeding program, only 25 mares were left. However, the Polish people didn't lose hope, and in 1926 they established the Polish 'Arabian Horse Breeding Society,' before importing new stallions, and continuing with the breeding of Arabian horses.

In 1939, World War II erupted, and the Polish breeding program of Arabian horses faced possible destruction once again. Polish breeders did their best to protect their horses, but unfortunately, most of the horses were lost during the war. After World War II ended, Polish breeders imported Arabian horses from Hungary and Russia in order to re-build the national breeding program, which was later considered by the Polish government as a national treasure.

Performance metrics:
The following are the: range, average, (SD), and MOE of performance metrics of ordered Polish Arabians 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: 15.0-16.5, 15.8 (0.4), 0.07.
Sprint: 38-53, 46 (3), 0.55.

Accel: 0.86-0.99, 0.92 (0.03), 0.01.
Decel: 0.76-0.91, 0.83 (0.03), 0.01.

Jump: 4.99-5.26, 5.13 (0.05), 0.01.
Pull: 1.41-2.30, 1.86 (0.17), 0.03.

Turning: 40.72-54.04, 47.24 (2.7), 0.53.
Reverse: 2.1-2.8, 2.4 (0.1), 0.03.

Stamina: 38.20-45.27, 41.73 (1.38), 0.27.
Reaction: 0.69-0.80, 0.74 (0.02), 0.00.

Coats & Height:
Colors: bay, black, brown, chestnut, grey, dominant black, and dominant-white.

Additionals: flaxen, linebacked, sooty, rabicano, white-spotted sabino, all rare patterns.

Height: 14hh to 16.2hh.
Polish Arabian Sooty Brown Coat
Sooty Brown Coat
Polish Arabian Mahogany Bay Coat
Mahogany Bay Coat
Polish Arabian Red Bay Coat
Red Bay Coat
Polish Arabian Bright Bay Coat
Bright Bay Coat
Polish Arabian Golden Bay Coat
Golden Bay Coat
Polish Arabian Liver Chestnut Coat
Liver Chestnut Coat
Polish Arabian Chocolate Chestnut Coat
Chocolate Chestnut Coat
Polish Arabian Bright Chestnut Coat
Bright Chestnut Coat
Polish Arabian Flaxen Bright Chestnut Coat
Flaxen Bright Chestnut Coat

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