About Frederiksborg Horses
Frederiksborg horses, are from Denmark, and may be the
oldest horse breed in history. During the Renaissance, they were popular with
the elite or wealthy as a status symbol and as a sign of luxury. Originally,
they were developed solely for carriage pulling. Once they displayed their
ability to be used for many other purposes and proved their strength, they
increased in popularity rather quickly. Beginning in the middle of the fifteen
hundreds, the Royal Frederiksborg Stud was developed by King Frederik II.
However, for a time the Arabian horses were more popular. It was until the
eighteen hundreds that they because as popular again. They were even exported
continuously, becoming a moving force in the warm blood forms, as well as the
Frederiksborg horses are strong and elegant. They are
commonly used for riding and harness work. They ca can be found in Sweden,
Germany, Denmark, Copenhagen, and around the North Sea. They are well known for
their high stepping abilities and for utilized in various parades. In most
cases they are bred in the popular chestnut color with white markings.
They are big horses (they are 16 hands tall). Their head is
straight with an uncommon convex profile with a arched neck and long legs.they
also have a long tail and hard feet.