Holsteiner Horse Breed Profile

Holsteiner Horse

History Of The Holsteiner Horse

The Holsteiner horse originates from the Schleswig-Holstein region of northern Germany where it was used as a farm horse, carriage horse and elegant riding horse and is thought to be one of the oldest warmblood breeds.

Height Of The Holsteiner Horse

The Holsteiner horse stands 16 to 17 hh.

Colour Of The Holsteiner Horse

Holsteiner horses are most often black, dark bay and brown but chestnut and grey are also seen.

Breed Characteristics Of The Holsteiner Horse

The Holsteiner horse has a small head, arched neck, well angled shoulder, strong back, powerful hind legs.

Temperament Of The Holsteiner Horse

The Holsteiner horse is bold.

Uses Of The Holsteiner Horse

The Holsteiner horse is suited to all equestrian sports and has achieved many international successes in all disciplines.

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