The Xilingol is found in central inner Mongolia. It is a light horse used for both riding and draft purposes. It was developed in
the 1960's from Russian Thoroughbred, Akhal-Teke, Sanhe and Chinese Mongolian, later Kabarda and Don breeding were introduced.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.