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A horse of any of various breeds having a moderate build and mild temperament, originally developed by crossing draft horses with Arabians or Thoroughbreds, and often used for dressage and jumping.
Relating to or having the characteristics of a warmblood.

[Translation of German Warmblut : warm, warm + Blut, blood (from the fact that warmblood horses are livelier than draft horses but less excitable than Arabians and Thoroughbreds).]
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a breed of horse
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Members " men in scarlet hunt coats, women in black ones " rode formidable horses with braided manes, ranging from thoroughbreds to drafts to European warmbloods that had been brought by trailer to the site.
The spectators watched as magnificent Andalusians, thoroughbreds and warmbloods took to the arena and gracefully went round with their well-dressed riders.
Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods. New York: Scholastic, 2005.
After all its cattle were culled, Gwyn and Thelma focussed on livery grazing and built up a stud breeding warmbloods and coloureds.
The equine staff at RideAble come in all sizes and breeds - from Icelandic ponies to warmbloods. A Kiger mustang specializes in assisting clients who use wheelchairs.
This was the first time Brandyn and Daisy had taken part in a competition outside of the riding school, and they were up against some stiff competition, including warmbloods ridden by adults.
The profile of the British dressage squad at London 2012 has misled many into thinking poor Kauto is going to be forced down a piaffing, dancing-to-music route, for which he is ill-equipped compared with the purpose-bred warmbloods who have had a six- to eightyear head start.
Affected horses ranged from 4 months to 19 years and were thoroughbreds, Arabians, Lipizzaners, Welsh ponies, warmbloods, and mixed breeds.
Breeds such as Thoroughbreds, Walking horses, Saddlebreds, Warmbloods, Appendix Quarter Horses, most Arabians, and any horse bred specifically for the show ring.
Her theme is that it is nonsense to spend thousands on bringing horses - usually warmbloods - in from abroad to compete in dressage, eventing and so on when our own products have so much merit.
Suzanne Collins' Gregor And The Curse Of The Warmbloods (0439656230, $16.95) provides Book 3 of the Gregor encounters in the 'Underland Chronicles'.