Romanian Sporthorse

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Romanian Sport Horse
Conservation statusFAO (2007): critical[1]: 94 
Other names
  • Romanian: Cal de sport romanesc
  • Romanian Saddle Horse
Country of originRomania
  • 157–162 cm[2]: 498 
Colourdark colours, roan

The Romanian Sport Horse or Romanian Saddle Horse, Romanian: Cal de sport romanesc, is a Romanian breed of light riding horse. It was bred from 1962 from a variety of other breeds including Arab, Furioso-North Star, Gidran, Romanian Trotter and Thoroughbred.[2]: 498  It is used as a carriage horse, for riding, for showing and as a sport horse.[2]: 498  It is well-suited to show-jumping.[3]


  1. ^ Barbara Rischkowsky, D. Pilling (eds.) (2007). List of breeds documented in the Global Databank for Animal Genetic Resources, annex to The State of the World's Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 9789251057629. Accessed January 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg (2016). Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, sixth edition. Wallingford: CABI. ISBN 9781780647944.
  3. ^ Cal de sport romanesc (in Romanian). Archived 29 April 2014.