A dressage horse and rider are so connected that the rider’s imperceptible commands result in beautifully precise movements from the horse.
This is a warmblood horse breed of German origin. They are high horses with a beautiful body and long limbs. The stud book for the Westphalian horse has strict requirements to ensure that only the highest quality stallions are used as sires.
With it’s origins dating back to 13th century Germany, the Holsteiner is one of the oldest of the warmblood horse breeds. Commonly seen in the jumping ring, the Holsteiner also makes an excellent dressage mount.