Typically heavy boned, short backed, thick chested and
short legged, i.e. a short upperam and almost no pastern. The
deepest point of the chest is below the elbows, hindering
freedom of movement in harness.
Angulation is insufficient in both front and rear.
The head is little elegant with a relatively wide skull and
short, broad muzzle.
The eyes are often round.
Being heavy and coarse, it gives the impression of a freight
This type can be considered moderate all over. It has
moderate bone and medium length of leg. The back is neither
too short nor too long. The chest is well developed with the
deepest point of the chest level with the elbows.
The head is elegant and neither wide, nor narrow in skull,
with medium length of muzzle. Eyes are almond shaped giving a
keen and friendly expression.
Being neither heavy boned and short-legged nor extremely
light-boned and long legged.
In general, specimens of the sprint-type are light-boned,
long in back, excessively long legged & straight shouldered
with poor front assembly. The elbows are placed far below the
ribcage. The pasterns are excessively long.
The head is either snipy with long muzzle or flat and broad
with little to no stop; often missing the pleasing head
Siberians are known for.
The coat is often very short.
The show-type does not fit the recognised Breed standard.
This type fits the Breed standard the closest.
Being too light and fragile, the sprint-racing type does
not fit the standard.