One of the more recent of the selectively bred European competition horses is the Danish Warmblood, whose stud-book was not opened until the 1960s.
In a relatively short space of time, however, Danish breeders have succeeded in producing a competition horse of superior quality and more versatility than many of the European breeds.
Colour: Black, chestnut, bay or dark brown.
Height: average 15 to 17hh.
Conformation: The best Danish horses have a Thoroughbred outline that is combined with substance, strength, and good legs.
Character: courageous and spirited, have excellent temperaments, and good, free action.
Uses: Dressage, Cross Country.