About Swedish Warmblood Horses
Swedish Warmblood horses were developed at Stromsholm and
Flyinge. They are descended from imported stock in the 17th century from
Denmark, Germany, England, Hungary, France, Russia, Spain, and Turkey. These
horses were extraordinarily varied, but along the way became the Swedish
The decade from 1920 to 1930 was an important decade in the
development of the breed. The three most noticeable influences on the breed
were Tribun, Hamlet, and Thoroughbred Hamplemann, all Hanoverians Schwabliso.
After 1945, the Trakehners Heristal, Heinfried, Anno, and Polarstern had a
dominant effect upon the breed. Heristal was a descendant of the great English
racehorse Hyperion. He produced 15 stallions and 44 mares that were entered in
Swedish Warmblood horses have easy, staight paces. They also
are handsome, sound, tractable, and definitely versatile. They are used for
pleasure riding, dressage, jumping, and eventing. Swedish Warmbloods are very
good driving horses, also, and are exported in large amounts all over Europe
and the U.S.