About the breed
Nowadays, the Hanover half-breed is the most popular sports breed in the world. She can be seen at most international show jumping and dressage competitions. This is the result of German scrupulousness: the Hanover breed was carefully created for about 300 years – for various, but specific purposes. This breed was bred from an ugly livestock, improved by crossing with suitable thoroughbred riding, Arab and Trakenen horses.
Hanoverian horses have an almost perfect exterior, in which the traits of the English thoroughbred are clearly traced. Head of medium size, with a straight profile; look alive. Continue reading
Features of the most popular sports breed Hanover (part 2)
Outwardly, the Hannover horses have an almost perfect exterior. These are true horse athletes. The features of the English individuals are clearly visible in the breed, with a good combination of the power and strength of taken and Holstein. Animals have a large body, strong limbs and well-developed muscles. It is distinguished from other Hanoverians by its characteristic hornbeam profile. Two heads of horses of the Hanover breed
The horses have a medium-sized head and a muscular neck with a graceful curve. The shoulders are slightly slanting and long, and the chest is developed so that the horses easily jump even over high barriers. Hanoverian horses have a powerful back, hips and croup, which during the jump allows them to make a powerful push. Continue reading