The Akhal-Teke is one of the oldest (over 2000 years) and most elegant horse breeds in the world.Akhal-Teke horses have a very majestic and noble posture. The head is nobly formed with expressive eyes. The tall, long neck is straight and the back is long. Its coat has an extraordinary sheen in golden metallic tones. This gorgeous overall appearance fascinates many horse lovers. Since it has great endurance this breed is primarily used as a long-distance horse. However, the Akhal-Teke is also naturally talented at dressage.Fun Facts: Akhal Tekes are very talented in the discipline of jumping. The high jump record is at 2.25 metres.