Holsteiner gelding

Holsteiner gelding

Item number: 13859

Dimensions: 5 x 1.34 x 4.37 inch (W x D x H)


Holsteiner gelding

Product details

Holsteiners are very popular sport horses and are one of the oldest German breeds.

Holsteiners are very popular sport horses and are one of the oldest German breeds. The monks at Uetersen Monastery, located in what is now Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany, started breeding them in the 14th century. However, the first recorded mentions of Holsteiners are much older, dating back to the year 1225.

Fun fact

Holsteiners are branded with a crowned shield containing the letter “H”.

Scientific facts

  • Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
  • Global home: Worldwide
  • Conservation status: Least concern