The Gypsy Vanner Horse was bred to pull the colourful gypsy caravans of England.
The breed is half a century old, and was developed from a combination of Friesian, Clydesdale, Shire, and Dales pony blood.
Origin: United Kingdom.
Colour: Piebald (black and white) and skewbald (brown and white) pinto colours are the most common.
Height: between 14 and 15.2hh.
Conformation: powerful, compact body, with a short neck and back. The chest is broad, the hips are heavy, and the withers are round.
Character: prized for their gentle dispositions.
Uses: Driving, Jumping, Dressage.