The Aegidienberger is a small gaited riding horse from Germany. Like the Icelandic horse, it can naturally perform a gait known as the tölt. They were developed in Aegidienberg and first recognized as a breed in 1994.The Aegidienberger is a cross between the Peruvian Paso and the Icelandic horse, created to produce a horse that was larger than the Icelandic, but still small and hardy enough to navigate difficult terrain. They generally stand between 13 and 15 hands high. All colors are permitted for this breed.There have never been more than 100 members of this breed at any one time, and the breed numbers have been in decline since the inception of the stud book.
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This breed is also called Aegidienberger as well as Breeding Attempt Aegidienberger.
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