The Sokolski, Polish: Sokólski or Koń sokólski, is a Polish breed of draught horse. It is named for the town and county of Sokółka, near Białystok in north-eastern Poland, where it was first bred in the 1920s. It derives from cross-breeding of local Polish mares of Polish Coldblood type with imported Trait Belge and Ardennais stock.:496 It is distributed mainly in the voivodeships of Lublin and Podlasie. It is clean-legged; the usual coat colour is chestnut.:496
Also known as
This breed is also called Koń sokólski, Polish Heavy Draft, Sokolski Horse, Sokolsky Horse, Sokólka, Sokólski as well as Sokólski horse.
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