Calul Hutul – The Hutsul Horse, Herghelia LUCINA Stud (Bucovina, Romania)


Hutsuls horses are named according to the Hutsuls (Guzuls)
ethnic group, free, proud and “savages” people of the area Traditional Hutsul music Officials arriving at the ninth edition
of “Hutsuls Festival” held at Lucina stud Lucina stud, founded by Austrian army in 1856 in top
of Bucovina mountains, at 1200-1500 m altitude Mayor of Moldova-Sulita village
good wishes us to Hutsuls Festival Ms. engineer Mihaela Sarafescu, head of Lucina stud, will
guide us in the world Hutsuls horses, breed created here Hutsuls breed horses will be exemplified by one breeding
stallion representing the five bloodlines bred here The breed was created by the Austrian army starting from horses
of Hutsul ethnic group, horses adapted to mountain conditions Hutsuls are small, intelligent, docile, very resistant,
less picky eaters, particularly adaptable horses They were particularly appreciated for their ability
to climb on mountain paths, carrying heavy loads Hutsul are the only breed native Romanian,
originated from the old European wild horse Is now presented the breeding stallion Pietrosu XII,
born in 2008 and having 13 descendants Pietrosu line was founded in 1934 starting from the stallion
Pietrosu brought from Bradesti (near Odorheiu Secuiesc) Prislop XI stallion, born in 2000, with 53 offspring The Prislop line was founded in 1936,
derived from the Goral line The Hroby XXV stallion, born in 2006, with 32 offspring Goral and Hroby lines are the only who
survived to the Second World War The Hroby line is strictly local, from the
first stallion Hroby that graze on Mount Hroby The Ousor XI stallion, born in 2006, 16 descendants The founder of Ousor line is from Bradesti
also (village near Odorheiu Secuiesc) The young stallion Goral XXII, born in 2012 The Goral line is the oldest existing to
Lucina, it was founded in 1905 It is presented a new race, “Cal de Bucovina”
(“Bucovina Horse”) which began to be created since 1982 The breed was created starting from Hutsuls large mares,
with Ardennes and Romanian Semigreu (Demiweighty) stallions Was desired to create a resistant breed like Hutsuls,
but a slightly higher waist, good for forest work The Gaman line of “Bucovina Horse”
is exemplified by Gaman II stallion Gaman II was born in 1999 and so far
have been produced 35 offspring Star in numerous photos and specialized websites, the stallion
Molid (Spruce) II, representative for “Bucovina Horse” breed Molid (Spruce) II stallion was born in 2011
and so far has 13 descendants Then are presented two carts drawn by Hroby
line mares, also prepared for competitions The hutsuls are a representative breed for the mountain horses They are small, having less than 150 cm height
and maximum weight 400 kg Hutsuls horse’s hooves are adapted to mountain
trails, being small and hard It is a robust, energetic, powerful, calm
and highly versatile animal It is used by villagers in the mountain area of ​​Bucovina
to all kinds of work, and winter he is a treasure Lucina stud has an area of ​​1,800 hectares,
on which 350-400 horses romp Next we will visit the breeding stallions at their home Breeding stallions stand throughout
the year in these horsebox “Horses are lead out for walking, guided
movement ….. ride on …” “Horses from other sections are divided by age and sex” “The remaining horses are on pasture all day” “Being mountain horses, have strongly muscled, strong neck
and front legs especially for climbing on the rock” “Pietrosul XII, first presented stallion ” “This grey colour, mouse-like-colour is called, found in Hutsuls
horses and donkey, a sign that it is a very old breed, a landrace” “Young stallions for public breeding. Prislop XII
and new entrants, without offspring yet” “This year was their first breeding season” “And Bucovina Horse breed, the Gaman line. He is Gaman II.
The number of Bucovina Horses is reduced” Molid (Spruce) II (Bucovina Horse breed) star,
pampered, aware of its value Bucovina Horses are maximum heavier 50 kg and
maxim up to 5 cm taller than Hutsuls horses


2 Responses

  1. alin buzoianu

    August 22, 2018 7:00 pm

    Foarte frumosi , cai romanesti cu origini in România , păcat ca nu se promoveaza , acum toti tin rase de cai grei din afară mai ales oamenii din Bucovina .


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