Marwari breed-
An Indian breed of horses

In the indian breed of horses, the chief breed is ’Marwari’ which is originally related to the Marwar region (Jodhpur, Pali and Sirohi) of Rajasthan and also known as ’Malani’ breed by many people.

The Rajas and Maharajas have fed and developed this breed and it is conserved till now because of their efforts. Even today, their generations are preserving this breed.

Marwari horses have got extreme power and beauty in heritance. In the Middle Age battlefields, this breed has introduced its bravery and courage, whose evidence is the history of Marwar.

’Chetak’ of Maharana Pratap, ’Arbud’ of Durgadas Rathore, ’Pili’ of Jor Ji Champawat, ’Kesar Kalmi’ of Veer Pabu ji, ’Samad’ of Ranagdev Ji, are the diamonds of the series.

Marwari horse can be easily recognised by its progressive ’bhaal’ (forehead), special neck and impactful eyes. Their half-moon shaped ears provide them a special place as compared to other breeds of their community. This breed is enriched with extreme power along with royal attitude and intelligence.

Where the Marwari horse looks awaken and sharp when silent stood, it is extreme enthusiastic and fast, when in action.

In spite of situations like draught, intense heat and cold, this horse can easily travel long distances with speed because of its hard strong hoof and feet.

Our horses & stabel-

All our horses used in rides are of pure Marwari breed, Marwari horses are related to indigenous horse society of India and Marwar horse breeding Institute.

Our stable is also a progressive institute in the development of this breed. Alike the western breed, these horses are expert at walk, trot, canter and gallop, which is a showcase of wide experience of our trainers at our stable.

Even today, in many of traditional ceremonies, these horses are used for royal welcome, whose height ranges from 15 to 15.3 hh and colour being bay, dark brown, chestnut, dun, grey, skewbald, piebald, etc.

Our stable, as a breeding institute, is aimed to help horses and their owners for developing their health and economic condition.

In reality after the finishing of kingdom ruling, and establishment of foreign rulers, since 18th century, this breed was only used for riding by groom in marriages which resulted into the downfall of living standard of the horses and their owners.

Currently, decrement in health, lack of good stallions, lack of tradional horse-keeping, lack of good trainers are few challenges for which this stable is devoted since a long time.

The stable is looking after timely health check of horses, providing them medicines, and organizing horse shows and competitions so as to improve this breed.

Beside this, keeping a collection of traditional horse costumes, decorative things and jewelleries and horse literature is also one of the missions.

The stable has achieved a good name in exporting Marwari horses to foreign countries.

Although Tejroop, Raajroop, Faujroop, Kesar, Mahima, Apsara (name of the horses) and other horses are known by their respective qualities.

Yet the best horse of the stable is ’Ali-Baksh’ which is famous as all rounder horse even being a stallion.

Its major presentations are the various dance postures and dancing steps on the beats of drums.

It provides a deep impact by fusing the western and traditional riding style.

This horse is highly respected due to its dark bay colour with white four legs and face, among local horses.

That’s why the local people use its horse-shoe in the form of ring in fingers. To see a show with Ali Baksh see itinerary 3 - A ride between cultural life and wild life