Horses

Arion

Arion are an extremely swift, nearly immortal bred of horse.  Many stories have circulated over the centuries as to their origin which is generally blamed an a cadre of gods behaving badly.  All that is known for certain is that the bred originated in Arcadia.  They are recognized my their black or fiery red manes, the lightness of their steps, and the speed at which they are able to run.

The cost of care and feeding an Arion has relegated them to the wealthy, but they are still prized steeds on account of their unmatched loyalty, nobility, and speed.  They are able to run across anything their hooves can touch, including water and the tops of plants.

Unicorn

Unicorn are horse-like creatures with a single horn.  Most are familiar with white unicorns, since they are prized simples of purity and power, they share all the color and patterns in common with horses.  While common unicorns are widely known, there are two other breeds.

Abada

The Abada are were a rare mutation of the common unicorn who grew two crooked horns.  Through selective breeding, the availability of Abada is more widespread.  They shed their horns every year.  These horns can act as an antidote to poison.

The Abath

Abath are the rarest bread of unicorn.  They are visually indistinguishable from the common breed, but the female sheds her horn annually.  Powdered Abath horn acts as an aphrodisiac and antidote to poison.