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The Oldenburg

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who was responsible for the start of the Oldenburg?

The Oldenburg

Graf Johann XVI von Oldenburg (1573 - 1603) started the many breeding farms in his region for the purpose of producing war horses, which were given as gifts to important rulers and those who had distinguished themselves as heroes in war. He used Turkish, Neopolitan, Andalusians, and elegant Danish stallions to improve his Friesian horses, described as being large and strong.



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