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Caspians in Iran

There are 38 Caspians registered in the post-revolutionary Iranian section of the new ICSB.

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Genetic variation and genetic conservation of a rare breed

Measures of genetic variation were near the average for domestic breeds with the Iranian sample slightly more variable. Caspian ponies had highest genetic similarity with other Arab type breeds and the two samples were more […]

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A cytogenetic study of the Caspian pony

The group of Caspian ponies studied contained some animals with 65 chromosomes and others with 64 chromosomes. The morphology and G-banding pattern of the chromosomes resembled those of Equus caballus and E. przewalskii.

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THE CASPIAN HORSE OF IRAN

Several years ago word spread that a new breed of horse, like a miniature Arabian. had been found on the shores of the Caspian in Iran.

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A Rare Pony on the Shores of the Caspian

The Caspian pony provides the first living evidence to support the usually rejected theory that a separate rare of horses was grazing the foothills of the Zagros Mountains long befor the domestic horse was introduced […]

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The puzzle of the Caspian pony

This pony, which for want of a better name I describe as the “Caspian pony” is a small, slim, neatly-proportioned animal, showing generally plenty of quality, and, at its best, like a Arab horse in […]

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