POPULATION

As per Livestock census (1992) population of horses and ponies of different breeds in the country is approximately 817 million and the population of horses in Rajasthan is approximately 24,000 out of which it was observed that only about 3000 horses are true to Marwari breed and others are cross of Marwari with Khathiawadi or Sindhi.
‚ÄčThe National Research Centre on Equines, Hisar has conducted studies on delineating of breed characteristics of Marwari Horses. The breed characters are primarily based on phenotypic/biometrical measurement, genotypic markers, reproductive parameters and molecular markers.