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1. Introduction

1.1. A Dutch Warmblood is a warmblood type of horse registered with the Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands

2. Me and the Horses

2.1. Beginning

2.1.1. Ten years ago, in 2009 I first sat on a horse In Pest county, there was a show jumping competition One of my relatives took me there and showed me the horses I fell in love with horses

2.2. Tarining

2.2.1. Three months later, I rode a horse first Three times a week I go to the horses My riding days are Monday, Wednesday and Sunday I have lessons (jumping trainings) 144 times a year (3 trainings a week) I have an own horse (his name is Malor) and I care for him He's my partner on the competitions

2.3. Plans

2.3.1. My plan: SHOW JUMPING I want to take part in championships I would like to go abroad and win the world championship

3. History

3.1. Prior to World War II, there were two types of utility horse in the Netherlands: • Gelderlanders bred in the south under the Gelderlander Horse Studbook • Groningen bred in the north under the North Netherlands Warmblood Studbook

3.2. After the Second World War, the Gelderlander and Groninger were replaced by tractors and cars, and horses began to become a luxury rather than a necessity

3.3. Today the Studbook of the Netherlands comprises four sections: 1. the Gelderlander 2. the Tuigpaard 3. the Dutch Harness Horse 4. riding horses (bred for either dressage or show jumping)

4. Characteristics

4.1. Size

4.1.1. To become a breeding horse, • mares must stand at least 15.2 hands (157 cm) • stallions at least 15.3 hands (160 cm) at the withers

4.1.2. There is no upper height limit, though too-tall horses are impractical for sport and not desirable

4.2. Color

4.2.1. Most Dutch Warmbloods are black, brown, bay, chestnut, or grey, and white markings are common