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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).]


a breed of horse
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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.
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.
The series includes Gregor the Overlander (2003), Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (2004), Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods (2005), Gregor and the Marks of Secret (2006), and Gregor and the Code of Claw (2007).
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.