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Frederiksborg Qualities

A Frederiksborg horse is quite a strong and elegant creature. They have a sweet personality with a combination of willingness that makes them very easy to love. Commonly used for riding purposes and harness work, these horses can be found in Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Copenhagen, and around the North Sea. Originally, they were developed with the idealism of being used solely for carriage pulling work. Once they displayed their ability to be used for many other purposes and proved their strength, they increased in popularity rather quickly.

Frederiksborg Temperament

Frederiksborg horses are one of the few types of horses that are considerably calm animals. They are also considered eager and able to be working horses with ease. The calmer the horse, the less they will require from their owners and the easier will also be better contained around their peers in farm environments.

Frederiksborg Appearance

Standing around sixteen hands at full adult size, the Frederiksborg breed is a big horse that bodes a head that appears straight with an uncommon convex profile. With a neck that has an arch and longer legs, they are a rather striking animal. These horses are always bred in chestnut color and have shorter manes. A long tail and hard feet to finish off the beautiful breed.

Frederiksborg Upkeep

Tending to a horse is a lot of work, unless you obtain one that is gentle or a quick learner. That type of horse can be the popular Frederiksborg breed. One important quality they bode that most horses do not is the amazing ability to learn at a fast pace and their loving and willingness to be trained in general. Many of them will thoroughly enjoy to play fight from time to time with their fellow horses on a ranch. It is that ability that makes them so desirable.

Frederiksborg History

Coming from Denmark, the Frederiksborg horse is quite possibly the oldest breed in history. During the Renaissance era, these fine creatures were dawned on the elite or wealthy as a status symbol and as a sign of luxury. These horses, like many others, must go through a strict inspection process prior to earning the privilege to begin breeding. In most cases they are bred in the popular chestnut color and bode markings on them that are white in color. Beginning in the middle of the fifteen hundreds, the Royal Frederiksborg Stud was developed by King Frederik II. They are well known for their high stepping abilities and for utilized in various parades. Then, it became a time when the Arab horses were some of the only ones selected for the opportunity to be a Royal stud. It was until the eighteen hundreds that they sought higher popularity all over again. They were even exported continuously, becoming a moving force in the warm blood forms, as well as the popular Lipizzaner.

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