German Riding Pony
The German Riding Pony, or Deutsche Reitpony, is a very famous breed in
This breed has a small body and looks like a miniature stallion. It has a small head with a very muscular body, fit for riding. Most of these horses come in brown, black and bay. The breed doesn’t have a standard size. It has an average height of 13.2 to 14.2 hands (53-57 inches, 135-145 centimeters).
Personality and Temperament
The main purpose of the German Riding Pony is to serve as a riding horse. Many of these horses are used in horse competitions, where dressage and show jumping is an event. Designed as horses for children, they are tame and easy to manage, but they are filled with enthusiasm, which is one of the qualities needed in competition.
History and Background
The German Riding Pony came from distinct bloodlines, such as the cross-breeding of Dulmen,
The German Riding Pony is now growing in number. Studs have managed to preserve this new breed, and eventually, they will be able to produce more refined ponies which will serve not only as riding horses, but also as saddle horses.