It is the largest private breeding facility participating in the Rare Breeds Conservation Programme, breeding, training and preserving the reflections of the Lithuanian historical nature and one of the oldest breeds of horses in Lithuania and Europe – the Žemaitukas breed. Although the species has been threatened with extinction four times, it has been restored. In the 6th-18th century, the Žemaitukas became especially famous in Lithuanian battles against the Crusaders. They are horses with the spirit of a fighter, unique for their history, genetics, endurance, versatility and extraordinary Samogitian character. They are small, 128-142 cm tall and weigh only 350-420 kg, but they are extremely lively and strong. The Žemaitukas is included in the World Databank on Agricultural Animal Diversity.