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Ancient and beautiful breed

Did you know that Friesian horses have been used for more than 3000 years? Even the Romans got excited about this beautiful animal. It is not without reason that these horses are the oldest native breed in our country. They are mainly put to the test in Friesland. Yet they are also suitable for plowing and training. Only in jumping is not a star, because that is not good for its joints. At Stal Okkema we can tell you everything about the Friesian horse, as we have been raising, training and breeding these animals with passion for more than 20 years.

Appearance and character

A Friesian mare, stallion or gelding is always friendly, intelligent, loyal and eager to learn. It is a willing worker with a cool head, which makes this animal excellent for recreational riding and outdoor riding. His graceful and proud attitude in combination with his reliable behavior ensure that Friesian horses are also extremely suitable for dressage. Some physical characteristics:

  • A full and wavy head of mane and tail
  • Height at the withers are between 1.55 m and 1.70 m
  • In principle they are black in color, sometimes brown
  • Shoulders well developed, legs relatively short
  • The Frisian head is fine with short and pointed ears

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That is why our Friesian horses

You can of course choose from all kinds of horses and breeds. But if you are sure that you want to go for this Frisian breed, then you would do well to buy your horses from Stal Okkema:

  • With us you will find around 35 mares, foals and stallions (and more)
  • All our staff are well trained and experienced
  • As a result, we have been able to give every animal a good basis
  • We arrange the export of the horses for you
  • Preferably, animals have been clinically examined
  • You may also have them examined by X-rays

Don’t hesitate to contact us

If you would like to know something about this Frisian animal species, we will of course be happy to help. You can call 058-2502556 for free advice. You will also find a contact form on our website that you can fill in. We will then contact you as soon as possible. It is important to us that our horses get a good home. Do you think you can do that? Then you are more than welcome to come and see our Friesian horses and purchase one or more.