Breeds Used to Create the Waler

An understanding of horse history is key to an appreciation of why our Waler horses are so important and advocated for so that we may still have them in the future.

Waler Types

Waler types were key to the mix of breeds used to create different horses for different purposes, in particular for military specifications. Due to lack of care in breeding programmes and limited market demand, the pony Waler is nearly completely lost to us now, as is the heavy type.