Qatgani

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Qatgani
Alternative names Qataghani
Country of origin Afghanistan
Equus ferus caballus

The Qatgani[1]:197 or Qataghani is a horse breed from the former Qataghan province of Afghanistan. It is one of twelve Afghan horse breeds reported to the DAD-IS database of livestock breeds.[2]

The Uzbek mounted raiders of the warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum, who in early 2001 harried the Taliban forces in the Darya Suf valley of north-east Afghanistan, rode Qatgani horses.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valerie Porter (ed.), Ian Lauder Mason (2002). Mason's world dictionary of livestock breeds, types, and varieties (5th edition). Wallingford: CABI. ISBN 085199430X.
  2. ^ Breeds reported by Afghanistan: Horse. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed May 2015.
  3. ^ Brian Glyn Williams (2013). The Last Warlord: the Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Regime. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press. ISBN 9781613748008. (unpaginated)