THE MODERN FRIESIAN HORSE was developed from an ancient European breed and is the only horse native to the Netherlands. There is evidence that Friesians may have existed since 1000 B.C. Friesians are from an area in the northwest corner of the Netherlands called Friesland and are the official Royal Dutch breed. Their ancestors were favored by knights, being easy to train, eager to work, kind in disposition, and with the ability to carry the weight of the armored..........

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