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Oldenburg Qualities

The Oldenburg horses have several stand out qualities. They are powerful and beautiful at the same time. These creatures are intelligent and still considered rather warm and gentle. Their main characteristic is their strength, but a potential owner may also be interested in their simple training abilities as well. They can be used for competitions, harness work, and as sport horses. They have competed all around the world and do rather well in jumping courses. One can spot them in Hamburg, The Netherlands, Germany, and other lands circling around the North Sea.

Oldenburg Temperament

The Oldenburg horbreed bodes a very welcoming personality. They are sweet and allow their trainers to teach them with quite a bit of patience. They are very willing horses and can withstand very little care or supervision throughout the day. Being a horse that can also reside in just about any climate range simply adds to their long list of attractive qualities.

Oldenburg Appearance

Oldenburg horses are very pretty. They bode various colors for coats such as chestnut, gray, black, dark bay, and brown. Standing at around sixteen hands in adult full size, they are mighty and have a very noble appearance to them. They have strong quarters, legs, and feet, as well as a prominent wither and thick neck. Most horses have the common convex profile, as does the Oldenburg, and they also have a deep chest and a long back. Some would note having a longer back is more beneficial for those utilizing them as sporting horses.

Oldenburg Upkeep

Tending to your Oldenburg is fairly simple. They are creatures that require very little and are extremely sweet. That willing attitude about them is one of the best attributes they bode that makes for a sensible time training and raising. No major illnesses have been reported regarding this particular breed.

Oldenburg History

The Oldenburg horse breed originated from Germany and are considered the heaviest of the warm blooded horses that were created in this area. These fine creatures were been developed by a man named Herzob Anton Gunther Von Oldenburg. He was a noted horseman that made these horses famous during the eighteen hundreds. Coming from a Friesian stock, they were combined with Turkish, Barb, Spanish, and Neapolitan lines. In the beginning, they were used as carriage horses all over. Once they began to get noticed regarding how well they developed, breeders realized they could combine them with other powerful blood lines. At that point, they began breeding them with Thoroughbreds, Cleveland Bays, and Hanoverian styles to result in one strong horse. This mixture has developed a breed that is unique and healthy, and most of all a big winner at the competitions.

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