If the Oldenburg horse was popular practically only as a carriage horse in the old days, this picture has changed completely today. Oldenburg horses lead in all disciplines and are right at the top of international sports.
The breed of the 'old' Oldenburg horse achieved fame throughout Europe under Count Anton GŸnther von Oldenburg (1603 - 1667) who was renowned as a great horseman and a supporter of the breed.
Shown here are the current European Champions Gestion Bonfire (by Welt As) - Van Grunsven won European Gold in Arnhem, The Netherlands; a triumph for the Dutch and the Oldenburger Verband.
Breeding News - The Oldenburger
German Oldenburger Verband: http://www.oldenburger-pferde.com
American Oldenburger Society: http://www.oldenburghorse.com
The Oldenburger Horse: http://pc200.anmsci.okstate.edu/BREEDS/HORSES/oldnburg/