Specie: Pegasus

Classification: Civilized

Subcategory: Impure Hybrid

Provinces: Provinces with a taiga biome.

Rarity: Common

Average Height: 12 hands high (48 inches at the withers)

Average Weight: 450 lbs

Life Span: 75-85 years

Diet: Herbivore

Description: A pegasus has the body of a horse and the wings and tail feathers of a bird. Their bones are lighter than that of a normal horse, although they require more calories to stay at a healthy weight.

A pegasus has a broad head with large eyes. Their ears are round and fairly small. Thick fur often grows down the jawline. The neck is muscular, with powerful shoulders and hindquarters. The legs are short but strong and have hairy fetlocks.. The mane and tail are thick. Overall, a pegasus is small, stocky, and strong.

The wings are typically broad, good for soaring and dipping in wind thermals. At the dock of the tail are tail feathers that help guide flight. Feathers cover the shoulders and the back.

Sexual Dimorphism: Stallions have thicker crests on their neck and often sport brighter colors.

Colors and Markings: Pegasi can be very colorful. They typically have a natural equine coat color that is highlighted with bird-like patterns or colors. Their eyes can be a multitude of colors, although brown, blue, and amber are the most common.

Common Magical Abilities: Pegasi are fairly magical and have a predisposition for various kinetic abilities.

Physical Abilities: Pegasi are stronger than they appear. They have sharper eyesight than most equines and can hear and see for far distances. Like most equines, they are quick. Pegasi are incredible jumpers.

Reproduction:  One foal born live with a gestation period of 50 weeks. Twins are incredibly rare and can pose a health risk to the mother. It is possible, although incredibly rare, for pegasi to have offspring with unicorns or civilized horses.