Jaff Horses
Jaff Horses

Descendents from the small wild horse which inhibited persia during the freeze epic, then migrated to the warmer part of the South, to west Iran, and to Zagros mountains and the Province of Kirmanshah. When climate changed, some returned North, while others remained in the South, breading new and different types of new characteristics. An outstanding breed moved to the warm Caspian areas, of which the existing one in this area is of that descend. The Jaff horses belong to this breed, and then developed its own characteristics. Examining The Jaff horse we can observe the following features : Graceful neck, slim and fine arched; A mane and tail of uniquely fine and silky hair; nostrils which are large and low, set in a small muzzle; short and slightly concave back; a high set tail, large prominent almond shaped eyes. Limps that are characteristically slender; a natural floating action; great endurance. This breed is the shortest of the European type and bigger than the Arab breed. It can be said that The Jaff horse embodies the beauty of the Arab horse, and the endurance of the European horse. Original colours : Almond, gray, and yellowish. This horse is intelligent, follows its guideā€™s orders, loves its rider and harmonious with him . This breed is a model which became favorite in the Miniatory drawings, the original Iranian art, because of its beautiful shape. The old Persian kings utilized this horses for their royal carriages, riding, and hunting

Jaff Tribe

By Dr.Sarwat Jaff
jaffsarwat@yahoo.com jaff.sarwat@gmail.com