Horse Breeds

Ferghana Horses

A breed of horses imported to China from central asia Ferghana horses are synominus with Chinese pottery from the Tang Dynasty. The army of the Han dynasty imported so many horses from Ferghana it was a trigger of a war between the two nations where the use of the Ferghana horses in the Chinese cavelry proved very influential, one of the terms of the surrender was that Ferghana were required to give China 13,000 of there finest horses The Ferghana horses had short legs with powerful crests making them ideal for military use.