The origin of the Haflinger horse lies in Tyrol. The Haflingerzuchtverband Tirol arranged through strategically clever breeding politic and systemacial marketing activities the extension of the race across the whole world. The „Tyrolean Haflinger“ became a Tyrolean cultural good and an ambassador of the country. Nowadays Haflinger horses has a home on every continent.
The strain breeding of the organization lies in Tyrol, Vorarlberg and Salzburg. Meanwhile the Haflinger Verband Tirol coaches over 1000 breeders. The breeding events of the organization are crowd pullers and consequently an important economic factor for the region.