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Synonym(s): Gelderse Paard


  • Warmblood.
  • Gelderland   Gelderland  .
    General information
  • Also known as the Gelderse Paard.
  • Originated in Holland.
  • A rare breed.
  • Stylish free action with a high step.
  • Played a big role in the development of the Dutch Warmblood   Dutch warmblood  .
  • Good temperament.
  • Native stock -> Andalusian   Andalusian (Purebred Spanish horse)  -> Norfolk Trotter -> Oldenburg   Oldenburg  -> Anglo-Norman -> East Friesian -> Hackney   Hackney  .
    Principal uses
  • Riding.
  • Driving.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995) International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994) Horse and Pony Breeds.Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.

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