Friesian Horses for Sale (788)
Friesian horses appeared in the Netherlands back in the Middle Ages. Thanks to their size and agility, they were used as war horses. Friesians showed remarkable endurance. They were resilient enough carry heavy knights and their armor. This breed faced extinction after World War II when the demand for work horses substantially decreases. However, since there were fuel shortages, Friesians were used as transportation horses. Nowadays, Friesian horses are mostly employed for dressage and pleasure riding. These warm-blooded equines come in two colors: chestnut and black. However, the black coats prevails. In fact, it is their hallmark color. They stand about 16 hands high and weigh around 1450 pounds (658 kg). They have a voluminous mane and a luxurious tail. There is feathering on the lower legs. Friesian horses are docile and willing to learn. This makes them perfect for dressage and pleasure riding. This breed evolved from a work horse to a farm horse and then to one of the most elite equines in the world. You can check out a few Friesian horses on this website http://www.h-4.ca.