The Akhal Teke's metallic coat comes in many shades of black, brown, & gold, and is thought to serve as camouflage in the desert. Necks are long and flexible with larger eyes and ears, and manes and tails of this breed are silky with short hair.
Golden dun akhal-teke horse by Olga Itina, via Dreamstime -- Akhal-Teke -- The Akhal-Teke evolved about three thousand years ago in southern Turkmenistan where they are the national emblem. They are named after a nomadic tribe. My fave breed!