The Frederiksborger is the oldest horse breed from Denmark, and is named after the stud of king Frederik II, that was founded in 1562 with Andalusian and Neapolitan stallions. In the sixteenth century, Denmark was one of the main suppliers of excellent riding horses and cavalry horses.
Later, a lot of Arabian and English Thoroughbred was added, and therefore the old type has become quite rare.
While we were in Denmark for training, Marc and I visited the stud farm ”Elmelund”:
In 2006 I wrote articles on a regular basis for the Equestrian magazine ‘Paard & Spul’ (meaning as much as ‘Horse & Stuff’) and some of the articles were published with pictures of Romanesque.
Sex: gelding, Born: 1 maart 1998
KWPN (Dutch Warmblood)
Father: Lennard Mother: Irude
Mother’s father: Pele
Trained by Paarden Begrijpen since 25 augustus 2006.
This is Frederiksborger Prince Elmelund as a foal. He was born on the 28th op April, 2005.
On April 24th, 2007, I bought Prince Elmelund as a two-year-old in Denmark.