The Friesian Horse is a breed of horse originating from the Netherlands that is known for its beauty, power and majestic movement. Friesians are particularly well-suited for dressage and show jumping due to their concentration, strength, suppleness and grace. They tend to be friendly, gentle horses with a strong sense of loyalty. However, Friesians can also exhibit some high-spirited behavior and caution should be taken when riding in unfamiliar areas or disciplines. With proper training and management, Friesians can make excellent mounts for both novice and experienced riders alike.