Written by Martin S. Nowak Saturday, 03 March 2007 17:00
Horses have for centuries held a special place in Polish culture. Here is a tale of three horse breeds with connections to Poland.
Expanding eastward into what is now western Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, it was extremely important for the Kingdom of Poland to acquire and breed top quality horses. The vast expanses of the country and the need to defend it called for the best horses: swift and strong with plenty of stamina.