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*[[Rubeus Hagrid]] once claimed to have a friend who bred Abraxan horses, though this was likely only part of a story that he made up to distract [[Dolores Umbridge]].<ref name="op20">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 20 - (''Hagrid's Tale'')</ref>
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*[[Rubeus Hagrid]] once claimed to have a friend who bred Abraxan horses, though this was likely only part of a story that he made up to distract [[Dolores Umbridge]].<ref name="op20">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 20 - (''Hagrid's Tale'')</ref>Alternatively, he may have been referring to [[Olympe Maxime]].
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Revision as of 18:54, October 13, 2012

Beauxbatons arrival
Abraxan
Species information
Sentience

Sentient

Eye colour

Black

Skin colour

Light

Hair colour

White

Feather colour

Blue

Related to
Alternative names

Horse

Height of average adult

Larger than normal horse-size; similar to an elephant

Length of average adult

Larger than normal horse-size; similar to an elephant

Distinction(s)

Large and winged

Affiliation
Ministry of Magic Classification

XXXX

An Abraxan is a breed of Winged horse. They are gigantic and extremely powerful. Madame Olympe Maxime, Headmistress of Beauxbatons Academy of Magic, breeds them, and used them to pull her carriage in 1994. They drink only single malt whiskey and require forceful handling. In 1997 after the death of Albus Dumbledore the Abraxans returned to Hogwarts flying their powder-blue carriage with them, in which Olympe Maxime was travelling in to attend the Funeral of Albus Dumbledore.

Etymology

Their name is probably derived from Abraxas, one of the horses of Aurora, the Dawn, in Roman mythology.

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Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 20 - (Hagrid's Tale)

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