Belgian Sport Horses are a prized breed for their athleticism, beauty, and temperament.
They excel in many equestrian disciplines, from show jumping to dressage.
If you’re thinking of adding one of these horses to your stable, here’s what you need to know.
Belgian Sport Horse Breed Info
Here are some of the key things you need to know about the Belgian Sport horse:
|Height (size)||Average 16.0 hands high|
|Country of Origin||Belgium|
|Common Uses||Show jumping, dressage, eventing, general riding|
Belgian Sport Horse Facts & Information (Breed Profile)
One of the three Belgian warmblood breeds is the Belgian Sport Horse – other two being the Belgian Warmblood and the Belgian Trotter.
It is a breed that was created specifically for the purpose of being used as a sport horse in various competitions.
The Royal Halfblood Society was founded in 1920 and until WWII the breed was mainly used and bred by the army.
Bloodlines were a specific cross between the Belgian Draft, English Thoroughbred & Selle Français (with a notable amount of Thoroughbred blood).
Later influences were from Dutch Warmblood and Hanoverian with the goal of creating a superior sport horse.
The Belgian Sport Horse Society (Studbook sBs) registers the Belgian Sport Horse, which has a similar lineage to the Belgian Warmblood.
If you’re interested in learning more about this fascinating breed, keep reading!
Sport horse conformations
Average 16.0 hands high
Show jumping, dressage, eventing, general riding
Country of Origin
English Thoroughbred, Selle Français, Belgian Draft