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This page has been sourced from REC.EQUESTRIAN, the body of the text has been unaltered as far as possible. The information is for use at own risk. Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1993 15:05:57 CET From: Dr. Lutz Massonne Newsgroups: rec.equestrian
In 1787 the still existing stud at Neustadt on the Dosse was founded. The breed was intended to be a multi-purpose warmblood horse, heavy enough for all farming uses and light enough as carriage horse.
After the second world war the breed was re-built based on Hanoverian and Trakehner stallions, the breed is not longer aiming for a heavy warmblood horse but for the sport horse type nowadays desired everywhere.
Exterior: Medium sized head, well set neck of medium length, straight and strong back, well-muscled, rather long croup. Strong legs. Size: Around 165 cm Usage: Riding and driving horse with quiet temper Colour: Mainly bay
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