Hungarian Sportshorse

Origin

Breeding main focus state stud Mezöhegyes (Mezöhegyes Sportshorse)

Colours

mostly bay, otherwise all primary colors

Stick-measure

ca. 160 to 175 cm

Exterieur

noble, expressive, small, dry head, straight to concave profile, wide forehead, expressive eyes, pointed ears; good patch, strong neck of medium length, sometimes something ewe neck, well-shaped, somewhat steep shoulder, deep, broad chest, withers clearly, sufficient belts deep, strong, long muscular back, sloping croup, high set tail; medium strong foundation, sometimes not quite correct; long, dry legs, strong joints, tendons clear, small, firm hooves; beautiful longhair

Inner Values

lively, fast, persevering, hard working, hard, intelligent, balanced temperament, good charakter, diligent

Particularities

average transitions, good jumping ability

Talent

riding horses, carriage horse

Beginning

In Mezöhegyes they founded a Sportshorse stud with mares having different ancestors who were successful in competitions. Those mares were mainly bred with Hannoverian, Holsteiner and Thoroughbred stallions. In the 1970's and 80's more and more foreign stallions came into Hungarian sport horsebreeding, mainly German, and later also Dutch, Belgian and French blood.

 

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