The Anglo Arab is a combination of two of the most aristocratic breeds in the world the Arab and the Thoroughbred the term Anglo comes from the fact the Thoroughbred is an English breed. The Anglo Arab is a top quality riding horse with all the hallmarks of a hot blood. A combination of the Arab and the Thoroughbred, the Anglo Arab can take after either breed. This lovely horse is quite Thoroughbred in appearance. A spirited, intelligent, courageous, and affectionate nature is characteristics of the best Anglo Arab. They have plenty of personality and tend to be thinkers, unlike some Thoroughbreds. They should be cared for like any blood horse, requiring sensitivity and skill in handling plus plenty of exercise.