Friesians/Friesian Crosses

Step into a world where elegance meets strength, where the past echoes in every graceful stride – welcome to the realm of Friesians and their captivating crosses. Originating from the Netherlands, Friesians are renowned for their striking black coats, flowing manes, and feathered legs that harken back to a time when they were prized as warhorses in the Middle Ages. Today, their beauty and versatility make them a favorite in both the show ring and on the silver screen.

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What sets Friesians apart is not just their stunning appearance but also their gentle demeanor and willingness to work. Their powerful build belies a gentle spirit, making them ideal partners in various equestrian disciplines, from dressage and driving to pleasure riding. They possess a natural aptitude for collection and extension, effortlessly combining athleticism with a regal presence that commands attention wherever they go.

Crossbred with other breeds, such as Warmbloods or Thoroughbreds, Friesian crosses inherit the best of both worlds – the Friesian’s elegance and the athleticism of their counterparts. These crosses often exhibit enhanced athleticism and versatility, excelling in disciplines that require agility, strength, and grace.

Whether purebred or crossed, Friesians embody a rich legacy that transcends mere aesthetics. They embody a connection to history, where their ancestors were celebrated for their courage and prowess. Today, they continue to captivate hearts with their beauty and inspire awe with their performance, ensuring their place not just in the arena but in the hearts of equestrian enthusiasts worldwide.

Annekes Friesians – Purebred Dutch KFPS Friesian horses, Como, N.E. Texas. We share our ca. 15-head KFPS herd with lessons, sales, breed info, performances. Training & boarding. Dedicated to the breed since 1981. Home of Star stallion Tropical Rider’s Wieger. Simultranslators @ KFPS Stallion Show.