The Baise horse, also call Guangxi, has been known of for thousands of years. 2,200 year old bronze statues were found in 1972 and 1980 in Xilin and Guixian Counties of China. The statues very much resemble the Baise horse.
The Baise horse's origin is in and around Guangxi in southern China. They are raised in open mountains where they are free to roam much of the time. During farming seasons, they are gathered up and kept in barns when they are not working. Set aside for the Baise horse is a protected area in Guangxi, the National Baise Horse Genetic Resources Conservation Area.
PHYSICAL FEATURES / PHYSIQUE
Standing at only 11 to 11.2 hands in height, the Baise horse is a rather small sized horse. Though it is very fast and strong. It has a solid structure with a heavy head, wide jaw, and medium length neck. Its legs are strong and well developed with strong, solid hooves. Baise horses come in bay, black, chestnut, and grey. Both their mane and tail are thick.
The Baise horse has a willing and able temperament.
USES / ASSETS
Since as early as 20 B.C, Baise horses have been used in wedding ceremonies. They are also used for riding, carriage horses, pack horses, farm work, and a source of meat.