Argentine Criollo


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Argentine Criollo

is one of our selected horse games which can be played for free at horse-games.org. It has been played 4845 times and has been rated from administrators of horse-games.org with 4.60 stars out of 5. If you like this kind of games you are welcome to play other amazing games in horse breeds category. Hocks are low-set and they have to sound hard feet. The main and tail are thick. An average height of the Argentine Criollo is between 13.3 and 15 hands. They are generally small in size and have a great ability to adapt itself to the environment. The coat color appears mostly in dun with stripes, but the breed can come in bay, brown, black, grullo, buckskin, palomino and pinto.

It is said that dun is a mark of a strong and tough animal. Chestnut appears usually in the area of the hocks. In 1923 was formed the first Criollo breed association in order to create new breed standards to keep the pure breed Criollo; because the many crosses with the Thoroughbred nearly ruined the native Spanish horse type.

There are rigorous endurance event tests for the horses of this breed known as La Marcha- where the horses ride over 750 km course in 14 days, with no supplemental feed. Beside that horses must carry heavy loads of 110 kg on their backs and are allowed to eat only grass that will find along the trail. Many examples made these horses famous and known for their fantastic endurance rides in incredibly long distances.. So do not go anywhere, stay on horse-games.org and play thousand of free horse, pony and other animal games.