Hanoverian (German)

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In 1735 George II, King of England and Elector of Hannover established a state stud at Celle, Germany. There quality stallions, mostly Holsteins, Andalusians and Neapolitans, were lent to local people for breeding. Later English horses, including the Thoroughbred where included to produce an all pursue horse, suitable for riding, light carriage and farm work.