strongest and fastest
The Caspian breed is very ancient, possibly the oldest breed in Asia.
The Caspian (or Mazenderan) horse, probably the oldest in Asia, is found on the frescoes of the Persians as early as 1200 BC. e. These horses are extremely rare, on the verge of extinction, for a long time it was believed that they became extinct. In 1960, there were about fifty of them, due to the fact that they are scattered over a large area, it is difficult to talk about their thoroughbredness.
Even before the Romans built the first of their famous roads for marching armies, the Persians did their best to build wide and straight dirt roads (they were constantly kept in order for couriers with urgent messages and regularly visiting their provincial heads). Continue reading