Hanoverian Horse Breed Profile

Hanoverian Horse

History Of The Hanoverian Horse

The Hanoverian horse originates from North West Germany and where it was used as a carriage horse, farm horse and also for military use as a calvary horse and artillery horse. Later it became increasingly used as a riding horse.

In 1888 the Hanoverian Warmblood Stud-book was formed and in 1922 the studbook duties were passed to the Verband hannoverscher Warmblutzüchter (the Society of Hanoverian Warmblood Breeders).

Today the Hanoverian is valued as a competition horse.

Height Of The Hanoverian Horse

The Hanoverian Horse stands 15.3 to 17.1 hh.

Colour Of The Hanoverian Horse

The Hanoverian horse can be any solid colour.

Breed Characteristics Of The Hanoverian Horse

The Hanoverian has a plain head, long strong neck, powerful body with deep girth, strong hindquarters. Hanoverian horses have a powerful action, are long striding and are excellent jumpers.

Temperament Of The Hanoverian Horse

The Hanoverian Horse is willing, bold, sensible and intelligent.

Uses Of The Hanoverian Horse

The Hanoverian horse is an ideal general riding horse and competition horse.

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