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French Trotter for sale

The French Trotter was developed in France from a regional breed, the Norman Carossier, and other international trotting horse breeds. It remains a very distinctive type, with its own unique qualities. Although French Trotters are well-known as successful harness racers, many people buy a French Trotter as a riding horse. There is no breed standard for French Trotters, but they are generally strong and handsome horses that reflect their Norman ancestry, and Normandy is still the region with the highest concentration of breeders who will sell a French Trotter. Trotting races have been a popular sport in France since the nineteenth century, and many of the horses are produced by family breeders who also train and race them.

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French Trotter, Mare, 6 years Leisure
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French Trotter, Gelding, 7 years Leisure
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French Trotter, Gelding, 11 years, 15.2 hh, Bay-Dark Leisure
ES-0714
Marratxi
€2,000
~ £1,697
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French Trotter, Gelding, 7 years, 15.2 hh, Black Leisure
NL-9791
Ten Boer
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French Trotter, Stallion, 4 years Leisure
BE-2160
Wommelgem
€2,500
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French Trotter, Mare, 12 years, 15.1 hh
F: EILEAN DONON | MF: EXPRESS RIDE
Breeding
BE-2160
Wommelgem
€2,300
~ £1,951 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Mare, 22 years, 16 hh, Bay-Dark Leisure
BE-8930
Lauwe
€1,500
~ £1,272
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French Trotter, Stallion, 2 years, 15.3 hh, Brown Trotter
RU-394000
Воронеж
€5,500
~ £4,666
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French Trotter, Gelding, 6 years, 15.2 hh, Black Leisure
FR-02000
Laon
€2,800
~ £2,375
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French Trotter, Gelding, 14 years, 16 hh, Chestnut-Red Leisure
NL-1474 kc
Oosthuizen
€750
~ £636 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Gelding, 13 years, 16.2 hh, Bay-Dark Leisure
ES-12180
Cabanes
€6,000
~ £5,090 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Gelding, 5 years Dressage
ES-13700
Tomelloso
€9,000
~ £7,635 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Gelding, 11 years, 15.3 hh, Brown Dressage
NL-9513PC
Drenthe
€3,000
~ £2,545 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Mare, 5 years, 15.1 hh, Black Leisure
FR-56340
Plouharnel
€2,350
~ £1,994 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Gelding, 6 years, 16 hh, Brown Leisure
DE-82054
Sauerlach
€3,500
~ £2,969 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Gelding, 2 years, Chestnut-Red Racing horses
FR-18150
La guerche sur l'aubois
€2,500
~ £2,121
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French Trotter, Gelding, 11 years, 16 hh, Bay-Dark Leisure
BE-9890
Gavere
€5,500
~ £4,666
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French Trotter, Gelding, 6 years, 16.2 hh, Smoky-Black
F: YIELD BOKO
Leisure
NL-8251PB
Dronten
€2,500
~ £2,121 Negotiable
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French Trotter, Gelding, 9 years, Black
F: IMOKO TF | MF: AKTAIOS DE JIEL
Leisure - Trotter
ES-36780
A Guarda
€5,000
~ £4,242
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French Trotter, Stallion, Foal (01/2021) Cutting
AT-1015
Wien
€100
~ £85
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Use and characteristics of the French Trotter

The majority of French Trotters are 15.1 hands (61 inches/155cm) to 16.2 hands (66 inches/168 cm) high. Their coat can be any solid colour. Because there is no breed standard and breeding is mostly a local and regional activity, there is a degree of variation whenever breeders sell a French Trotter. However, strict standards apply for entry into the studbook, based on performance in national or international races. The breed is a true trotter and does not exhibit a lateral pace like the American Standardbred, and so they are a better option for riding. This is because trotting races in France take place under saddle as well as in harness. When equestrians buy a French Trotter, they know the horses have always been bred to be larger and stronger than other trotting breeds in order to carry a rider. French Trotters have good temperaments and are hardy and long-lived.

Origin and history of breeding French Trotters

The French Trotter breed was developed in France in the nineteenth century at a time when trotting races were a very popular sport. As Normandy had been famous for centuries for the quality of its horses, it is not surprising that some of the foundation stock was from this region. This was the famous Carossier Normand, a fast utility horse for coach and carriage work that was an ancestor of the Norman Cob. Trial trotting races were established as early as 1806 on the Champs de Mars. Crossbreeding with imported stallions to improve the speed of the French Trotters also began early in the nineteenth century, with the arrival of a Norfolk Roadster stallion called The Norfolk Phenomenon, followed by Young Rattler, foaled in 1811. However, selective breeding only began later in the century, with the arrival of Thoroughbred and Hackney stallions and the creation of racetracks at various locations such as Cherbourg, Caen, Saint Lô and Le Pin. As the American Standardbred began to achieve fame, members of this breed were imported too, giving the French Trotters additional speed. The studbook was established in 1906 and closed to non-French breeds in 1937. By the 1960s, French Trotters were competing successfully alongside other international harness-racers. Registration of breeding stock has always been based on performance. The breed also contributed to the creation of the Selle Français riding horse. Crossed with other breeds, the French Trotter produces sport and riding horses of very good quality, retaining the stamina and strength of their Norman ancestors.

French Trotters in equestrianism

In 1901, the French Trotter Képi produced a record-breaking trot of one mile (1.6 km) in 1 minute 27 seconds. There are two major championships, the Prix de Cornulier, which is for ridden trotters, and the Prix d'Amérique for harness horses driven to sulkies, which are light harness-racing vehicles.

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