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post #1 of 6 Old 01-09-2009, 08:49 AM Thread Starter
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Question A question on Oldenburgs.....

I figgered this would be the best section for this question.

What 'are' Oldenburgs'? Are they thorobreds? I am afraid I have complete ignorance on the subject and I haven't yet found out, so I'm just gonna hafta ask.

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post #2 of 6 Old 01-09-2009, 09:02 AM
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They are warmbloods.
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post #3 of 6 Old 01-09-2009, 10:22 AM
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You got me thinking with your q and I came across the history http://www.oldenburghorse.com/Oldbrg-History.htm , kinda interesting to see they are such a mish mash of European Stallions from the 17th century just bought over to Oldenburg in Germany!
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post #4 of 6 Old 01-09-2009, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
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Wow, see, that is what had me bomfogged. I had a friend tell me they were a certain bloodline of thorobreds, and another said they were arab/tb crosses (which are actually Anglos, right?) but this is much more clear (and accurate!)

Thanx!!

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post #5 of 6 Old 01-11-2009, 04:26 PM
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Most definitely warmbloods-although some of them do have an influxion of TB in them :)
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post #6 of 6 Old 01-11-2009, 07:42 PM
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Yes like everyone said they are warmbloods. I used to ride one in lessons, loved him!!! Except he was previously trained in dressage and would randomly do piaffes and side passes! Heres a pic of him, he was a really big horse! oh and his name was Casper...



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