Breed of the Day:
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
Breed of the Day