While rare, it is famous for it’s iron constitution, light type, soundness & vigor and wonderful mind. They first set foot on North American soil (Lower Canada then known as New France) in 1665, sent by Louis XIV from his private stables and were of Andalusian, Arab & Barb bloodlines…. Natural Selection began its work, creating an extremely hardy horse as only the toughest survived a Canadian winter with no grain, hay or shelter. Existing mostly on straw, they became smaller in size, but one of the world’s hardiest and soundest breeds earning the name “Little Iron Horse”.
Thank you to Judy Hartman for her purchase of this neat mare.