Hanoverian Horse


A Hanoverian (German: Hannoveraner) is a warmblood horse breed originating in Germany, which is often seen in the Olympic Games and other competitive English riding styles, and has won gold medals in all three equestrian Olympic competitions. It is one of the oldest, most numerous, and most successful of the warmbloods. Originally a carriage horse, infusions of Thoroughbred blood lightened it to make it more agile and useful for competition. The Hanoverian is known for a good temperament, athleticism, beauty, and grace.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Hann. Draft Horse (Schlesw.Urspr.), Hannoverian, Hanovarian, Hanoverian as well as Hanoverian Horse.

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