A Dutch Warmblood is a warmblood type of horse registered with the Koninklijk Warmbloed Paardenstamboek Nederland (Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands (KWPN), which governs the breeding of competitive dressage and show jumping horses, as well as the show harness horse and Gelderlander, and a hunter studbook in North America. Developed through a breeding program that began in the 1960s, the Dutch are some of the most successful competition horses developed in postwar Europe.
Also known as
This breed is also called Dutch Riding Horses and Ponies With Arabic Blood Content, Dutch Warmblood, Holländisches riding ponies, KWPN, Koninklijk Warmbloed Paardenstamboek Nederland as well as Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands (KWPN).
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