What is a Zorse? And other horse hybrids.

David Sanderson All About Horses

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A zorse is the offspring of a zebra stallion and a horse mare. It is a zebroid: this term refers to any hybrid equine with zebra ancestry.The zorse is shaped more like a horse than a zebra, but has boldly striped legs and, often, stripes on the body or neck. So what are some other horse hybrids?

Zeedonk (zebra – donkey hybrid) — A zeedonk (also spelled zedonk) (also known a zebrass, zebronkey, zonkey, zebadonk, zenkey or deebra) is an interspecies cross between a zebra and a donkey.

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Hinny — A hinny is the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey (jennet or jenny). They are rarer than mules, which are the offspring of a male donkey.

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Mountain Zebra — Mountain Zebra consist of two species, namely the Cape Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra) and the Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra (Equus hartmannae).

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Mule — In its common modern meaning, a mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse. This can be compared with the offspring of a male horse.

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