The Dutch Warmblood
The Dutch Warmblood breed is young relative to other horse-breeds. Despite this fact it has quickly proven itself. This breed has achieved success in international competitions of dressage, jumping and driving.
Height: 16-2 hands
Weight: 1150 #
Job: dressage and jumping
The breed began with the selection of top Gelderland and Gronningen mares who were bred to Thoroughbred stallions. Many of these thoroughbreds came from the best racing lines. The Dutch also used Trakehner stallions and Holstein mares early on to produce this very talented sport horse.
Uses: sport horse, dressage, show jumping
Description: Attractive head; pronounced withers with sloping shoulders; strong hindquarters; plenty of bone.
Height: Approximately 16-17 hands
Color: Mostly brown, black and bay
Famous Stallions : Milton the world most successful show jumper.
Temperament Bold and generally good temperament.
For more informatin on this breed go to:
The North American Department of the Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands (KWPN)
Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands
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