The Tersky has a gentle yet spirited temperament, intelligence, stamina, excellent jumping ability, and speed. The Tersky is a high class sporting horse, excelling at jumping and endurance riding. It is in demand for dressage and, because of its beauty, for circus work. All three types of Tersky are very Arab looking in appearance, showing all typically Arab characteristics. Tersky Horses stand between 14 and 15 hands.