The Metis Trotter is an even natured horse, very energetic, courageous, and fast with good stamina. In Russia it receives the type of care expected of a valuable and valued racehorse good stabling, feeding, and general care. Specifically bred for racing at a fast trot, this is almost exclusively what the Metis Trotter is used for. The Metis Trotter resembles a tough, quality half-bred with powerful, sometimes croup high hindquarters, a fairly straight neck but well balanced physique. Metis Trotters stand about 15 hands high.