The Sakar sheep is small, hardy and ideally adapted to life on Sakar's rocky and harsh terrain. Producing meat, milk and fleece in lower quantities than almost all of today's commercial sheep breeds, there's a real fear the breed may face extinction in the next few decades. In an interview with Agro-Journal.com, Sakar sheep breeder, … Continue reading Sakar’s Indigenous Sheep: Gone in a Generation?
Bulgaria’s Village War Horses
Do you know most Bulgarian village horses are actually related to ancient European Equine-Royalty? Bulgaria's endangered and indigenous Karakachan horse is believed to be the closest living relative to the Thracian war-horse. Over 3,500 years ago the Thracians were the most feared warriors in all of Europe- thanks to their fiery horses and extreme … Continue reading Bulgaria’s Village War Horses