Lithuanian horses are part of our cultural heritage. Most people have heard something about an old Lithuanian horse breed Žemaitukas. Though Žemaitukai gave the beginning for three breeds, Trakehner, Lithuanian Heavy Draught Horses and Žemaitukas the heavy-type, they themselves were on the edge of the extinct many times.
This book illuminates the common history of a Lithuanian and a horse in various aspects. The appearance of Žemaitukas and other Lithuanian horse breeds, their diffusion, the condition of equestrian sports and horse-breeding perspectives in Lithuania are reviewed in the book.