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Once a Prussian farm horse, the Westfalen is now one of the world’s most popular warmblood breeds, excelling in sport. It is valued for its spectacular movement and willingness to accept direction from the rider.

Type: Light Horse

Height: 16-17 hands

Description: Tall; attractive head with straight or slightly dished profile; long neck and powerful, sloping shoulders; deep, muscular body; flat croup. All colors.

Special Qualities: Tremendous and powerful gaits; athletic ability

Best Suited For: Show jumping, dressage, field and show hunters; all sport horse activities

Place Of Origin: Germany

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