Horse Name
Major
Also known as
Gender
Gelding
Capture Location
Newhaven
Capture Year
2004
Birth Year
Sire
Dam
Colour
Bay
Markings
Type
Light
Height (hh)
Parentage DNA
Breed Ancestry
Registration
WHOBAA
Deceased
Additional Notes
AWHDB ID
AWHDB0261

Major

Central Australian Waler station bred stock horses were taken to Newhaven Station in the 1950s, the isolation and hard country protecting the impressive old-bloodlines and continuing the attributes of being wise and hardy. Excellent bone, some medium but largely light athletic types, with proven good temperaments. They were removed in the early 2000s, some saved from yards in Alice Springs and others as youngsters in SA awaiting processing through Peterborough Meatworks.

We are gathering and preserving as much information as possible about our Waler horses. Please let us know if you know anything more about Major, anecdotes and photos welcomed!

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