The Galician or Galician Mountain Horse, Spanish: Caballo de Pura Raza Gallega, Galician: Raza Equina Cabalo Galego do Monte, is a breed of small horse from Galicia, in north-western Spain. It is genetically very close to the Garrano breed of northern Portugal. It was in the past used as a war-horse and in agriculture; it is now raised principally for meat. The horses are bay or black.:463
Also known as
This breed is also called Arca, Cabalo Galego, Faco Gallego, Galega, Galician Pony, Galiciana, Gallega, Gallego, Jesus, Poldro Galaico as well as September 2015.
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