The Holsteiner is a breed of horse originating in the Schleswig-Holstein region of northern Germany. It is thought to be the oldest of warmblood breeds, tracing back to the 13th century. Though the population is not large, Holsteiners are a dominant force of international show jumping, and are found at the top levels of dressage, combined driving, show hunters, and eventing.
Also known as
This breed is also called German Sport Horse, Holstein, Holstein Horse, Holsteiner, Holsteiner Horse as well as Manfreid.
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