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The Friesian Horse Breed: Lifespan, Genetics, and History

The Friesian horse is a majestic black horse with a sturdy build; moviemakers, carriage owners, and equestrians love their striking appearance. But, the question of Friesians longevity often arises, “what is the average lifespan of a Friesian horse?” Pureblooded Friesian horses typically have a lifespan of only 16 years, compared to 25 – 30 years …

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The Friesian Horse Breed: Facts, Color, and Temperament

A friend of ours recommended a Friesian horse to us as a dressage prospect. I’ve never watched one perform, nor have we ever owned one, so we were unsure if it would be a good option for us, but I decided to learn more about the breed. The Friesian horses are a tall, big-boned equine …

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