Warmblood Horses ( Pictured )
Warmblood horses dominate the equestrian sports of showjumping and dressage and are also very popular in eventing, warmblood horses have been produced by the breeding of thoroughbred horses with that of draft horses, creating a horse that is often more trainable than the hotter blooded thoroughbred, but has more blood to aid in performance compared to the colder blooded draft horses. There are a number of warmblood horses breeds and studbooks the include the German breeds of Hannovarians, Westphalian, Holsteiner, Oldenburg and Holsteiner. France have the selle francais, French warmblood while Belgium warmbloods are registered with the BWP studbook and Dutch warmbloods come under the KWPN.
Lipizzaner : The beautiful white horses (gray horses) are the world-famous horses of the Spanish Riding School. The Lipizzans are originally from Slovenia and were bred originally as war horses, the movement carried out in the Spanish Riding School descends from the movements and training from the military training.
Shetland Pony : These animals used to work in underground mines because of their great strength and small size. Today, they are popular among children as a first pony.
Akhal Teke Horses : As one of the oldest horse breeds in the world that can be traced back over 3,000 years, the Akhal-Teke is still excellently suited to long distance riding, the Akhal Teke Horses originate from the Karakum Desert in Turkmenistan so are well suited to a water-poor climate. Akhal Teke Horses are popular choices for long distance endurance riding.
Clydesdale Horses : One of the bigger heavy horse breeds Clydesdale Horses are well known for there strength and were a important work horses, The Clydesdale breed originate`s from Scotland near the Clydesdale river. In 2013 Budweiser featured a number of Clydesdale horses in there commercials creating an iconic visual, these horses were stabled at the Budweiser brewery and became a popular visitor attraction.