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post #1 of 7 Old 06-06-2010, 10:27 AM Thread Starter
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Does anyone own one of these?

Hey there, I was looking through a few horse books and can't find much info on caring for a Noriker Horse. I would like to get information about this horse as I am considering getting one. It would also be nice to talk with anyone who owns one of these horses. Thank you!
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post #2 of 7 Old 06-19-2010, 01:19 PM
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I have adored these horses for a very long time but so far have not found anyone in the states that deals in them. I think it would amount to finding one overseas and shipping it over. But I'd bet it would be worth it!

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post #3 of 7 Old 06-25-2010, 01:33 PM
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Are they in Canada? I absolutely love them, they are so beautiful and like solon i can't find any that deal in the states. Hopefully you can find info and if i come across some, i'll surely let you know!
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post #4 of 7 Old 06-25-2010, 01:51 PM
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I think you're gonna have to go overseas. I'm not finding any breeder sin the states or canada. A friend of mine told me they deal in holland a lot. Not sure how true that this, but it could be a place to start.

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post #5 of 7 Old 06-25-2010, 02:34 PM
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Dorling Kindersley Handbooks: Horses Updated: 2000
Noriker

"...The modern Noriker is still exceptionally popular in Austria and is the estabolished all-purpose workhorse of the central Alps region. Now a breed of fixed and clearly recognizable type, The Noriker is subject to strictly enforced breed standards, and there is a rigorous system of inspection and performance testing. ..."

My more recently published breed book (2008 ) also mentions them being popular in Austria and well adapted to mountainous regions.

I hope this helps your search! And I love the Noriker!!
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post #6 of 7 Old 06-26-2010, 05:58 PM
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I found this while searching online for you. Hopefully this helps.
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post #7 of 7 Old 06-26-2010, 06:26 PM
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Gorgeous horse, but I've never even seen one that wasn't in a picture.
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