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Dressage is one of the foundation activities of equestrianism, being a set of training exercises as well as a competitive form in its own right. The term is from the French “dresser”, meaning to prepare. Any horse can benefit from learning basic dressage movements. For advanced competitions, riders usually buy a dressage horse that is a member of one of the breeds recognised as leaders in this sphere. These are sport horse breeds, particularly medium and heavyweight warmbloods. While breeders and trainers can sell a dressage horse with the right conformation and elastic paces, finished competition horses are the result of years of dedicated work and depend on a profound relationship between horse and rider. Some equestrians consider dressage is an art form, rather than a sport.

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P.R.E. Mix, Stallion, 20 years, Gray Dressage - Leisure - Baroque
ES-11130
Chiclana de la Frontera
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P.R.E., Stallion, 1 year, 16 hh, Gray Dressage - Leisure - Eventing - Working Equitation
Lizz Handschmann
ES-07640
Mallorca
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Oldenburg, Gelding, 5 years, 16.2 hh, Black
F: FÜRSTENLOOK | MF: SANDRO HIT
Dressage
DE-97286
Sommerhausen
€29,500
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P.R.E., Stallion, 5 years, 16.1 hh, Gray-Dark-Tan Dressage
ES-11150
Vejer de la Frontera
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Westphalian, Mare, 8 years, 16 hh, Brown
F: SIR DONNERHALL I | MF: FIDELIO
Dressage - Leisure - Breeding
DE-59872
Meschede
€30,000
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Westphalian, Mare, 5 years, 16.2 hh, Bay-Dark
F: DON INDEX | MF: FIDERTANZ
Dressage - Breeding
DE-49479
Ibbenbüren
€15,000 to €25,000
price range ~£12,781 to £21,302
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Andalusian, Stallion, 12 years, 17 hh, Gray Dressage - Leisure - Baroque - Show
ES-10000
Madrid
€25,000 to €40,000
price range ~£21,302 to £34,084
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P.R.E., Stallion, 12 years, 16 hh, Gray-Dapple Dressage
ES-11150
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Hanoverian, Mare, 15 years, 16.2 hh, Chestnut
F: RITTMEISTER | MF: LAURIES CRUSADOR XX
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Anke Kleinschmidt
DE-02923
Kodersdorf
€10,000
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P.R.E. Mix, Stallion, 3 years, 16.1 hh, Gray-Dark-Tan
F: ULES VDO S | MF: NEMEO II
Dressage - Mating - Baroque - Working Equitation
CASA CORAZON HORSES
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Bussum
€18,000
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KWPN, Mare, 10 years, 16 hh, Brown Dressage
NL-7251
Vorden
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Andalusian, Mare, 2 years, 16.2 hh, Brown
F: AUF ANFRAGE | MF: RUBINSTEIN
Dressage - Leisure - Breeding - Baroque
Spanish-Dressagehorses
ES-17493
Pedret i Marzá Cataluña
€12,000
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Andalusian Mix, Stallion, 9 years, 15.2 hh, Gray
F: AUF ANFRAGE | MF: RUBINSTEIN
Dressage - Leisure - Baroque - Working Equitation
Spanish-Dressagehorses
ES-17493
Pedret i Marzá Cataluña
€12,000
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Oldenburg, Mare, Foal (04/2021), Brown
F: BENICIO
Dressage - Breeding
DE-49457
Drebber
€5,000 to €10,000
price range ~£4,260 to £8,521
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Andalusian Mix, Gelding, 5 years, 16.1 hh, Brown
F: GERNE AUF ANFRAGE
Dressage - Leisure - Baroque - Working Equitation
Spanish-Dressagehorses
ES-17493
Pedret i Marzá Cataluña
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Hanoverian, Gelding, 4 years, 17 hh, Black
F: FINNIGAN | MF: CHARON HANN
Dressage
DE-38667
Bad Harzburg Bündheim/Schlewecke, Schlewecke
€26,500
~ £22,580 ONO
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German Riding Pony, Stallion, 1 year, 14.2 hh, Gray
F: DSP COSMO ROYALE | MF: GARFIELD
Dressage - Jumping - Eventing
Silvia Hoffmann
DE-29562
Suhlendorf
€5,000 to €10,000
price range ~£4,260 to £8,521
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Fjord Horses, Mare, 9 years, 14.1 hh, Dun
F: KARANT | MF: TUNAR
Dressage - Driving - Leisure - Breeding
NL-9661 tk
Alteveer
€6,000
~ £5,113 ONO
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Hanoverian, Stallion, Foal (04/2021), Bay-Dark
F: CONFESS COLOR | MF: DIAMOND HIT
Dressage - Breeding
DE-29646
Bispingen
€10,000 to €15,000
price range ~£8,521 to £12,781
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Other Breeds Mix, Mare, 14 years, 14 hh, Pinto Dressage
Julia Nüß
DE-24106
Kiel
€19,000
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P.R.E., Mare, 2 years, 15.2 hh, Gray Dressage - Working Equitation
Asociación Ecuestre Rayo de Sol
ES-04200
Tabernas Almeria
€5,900
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Latvian Warmblood, Gelding, 8 years, 16.1 hh, Bay
F: CHARVELL
Dressage
Vitalia Va
RU-128083
Moscow
€15,000 to €25,000
price range ~£12,781 to £21,302
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German Sport Horse, Stallion, Foal (06/2021), Chestnut-Red
F: WICKED GAME WOODLANDER | MF: BLICKPUNKT
Dressage - Leisure - Jumping
DE-86857
Hurlach
€6,200
~ £5,283 ONO
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Oldenburg, Stallion, 2 years, Black
F: DEVONPORT | MF: STATESMAN
Dressage
PL-64-310
Landgestüt Posadowo
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Oldenburg, Stallion, Foal (05/2021), Chestnut
F: SANTO DOMINGO | MF: FIDERTANZ
Dressage
DE-59510
Lippetal
€26,000
~ £22,154 ONO
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KWPN, Mare, Foal (05/2021), Bay-Dark
F: DANTE US | MF: WYNTON
Dressage
NL-3234
Tinte
€15,000
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Oldenburg, Stallion, Foal (05/2021), Smoky-Black
F: SANTO DOMINGO | MF: DESTANO
Dressage
DE-59510
Lippetal
€13,000
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Hanoverian, Stallion, Foal (04/2021), 16.3 hh, Chestnut
F: BONDS | MF: DANCIER (DE431310052502)
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DE-35753
Greifenstein
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Hanoverian, Stallion, Foal (04/2021), Chestnut
F: VIVINO | MF: DE NIRO
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DE-35753
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Use and characteristics of Dressage Horses

Since horses in advanced dressage competitions tend to be warmbloods, they are generally tall horses, usually over 16 hands (64 inches/163 cm). The main thing is that horse and rider should be well-matched and present a harmonious picture. At riding club level, many people do not buy a dressage horse for competition, but rather use their own horses, cobs or ponies, often with great success. When moving, an advanced dressage horse needs to show rhythmic and smooth paces. Breeders also focus on temperament, so that when they sell a dressage horse it will work athletically in a relaxed fashion. Generally speaking, an outstanding dressage horse will have a compact outline and be capable of working in collection, an important aspect of dressage.

Origin and history of breeding Dressage Horses

For as long as human beings have ridden and driven horses, they have used various training methods. The earliest training manual in existence, written on clay tablets by a Mitannian horse trainer called Kikkuli over 3,000 years ago, was for training chariot horses. The best-known work is still probably that of Xenophon the Greek general, who recommended that people treat young horses kindly and learn about their natures. While there were plenty of classical and medieval publications on horse care and veterinary treatments, it wasn’t until the sixteenth century that serious manuals on riding began to be published. The first was "The Rules of Riding" by Federico Grissone. Italy was famed for the quality of its chargers at that time, and so many of the texts were published there. The nobility had riding masters and trained their horses in arenas (known as manèges). Later that century, books on choosing the right kind of horse for a particular activity also began to be published. Manuals of horsemanship were written by nobles such as the Duke of Newcastle, as well as by professional riding teachers. Classical dressage flourished. The noble Spanish and Baroque breeds, with their compact outlines and naturally balanced head-carriage, were the horses of first choice for working in the arena. However, an important set of images dating from the eighteenth century, the Wilton House Collection, shows several different types of horse being ridden. The Baroque breeds such as the Lipizzaner, used in the beautiful classical displays at the Spanish Riding School, are not tall horses, and they are still the best horses for the advanced exercises known as the “airs above the ground”. Taller horses, with their free-flowing movement, excel at extended paces in modern dressage competitions.

Dressage Horses in equestrianism

European warmbloods lead the way in competitive dressage. The Danish Warmblood Marzog became “Dressage Horse of the Century” in the late 1990s while winning Dutch Warmblood stallion Ferro received particular praise at the Sydney Olympics.

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