HORSES OF THE WORLD
Europe - Italy
It is believed that the Maremmano is a descendant of the Neapolitan horse.
Maremmanos are bred in Tuscany, Italy and are the traditional horse of the cattlemen.
Their overall appearance is a little coarse and improvements on confirmation are being
made through cross breeding with Thoroughbred horses.
Maremmanos combine a quiet temperament with strength and toughness making them a good
working horse. Because Maremmanos have an amenable nature they are used as police horses
and in the army.
variable type and confirmation
Body: flat withers
Tail: low set
Color: any solid color
Height: about 15.3hh
Temperament: quiet, calm, obedient
Qualities: strong, tough, economical to feed
Maremmanos are not fast but they make good all-round riding horses. They
are also suitable for cattle herding and light draught work.