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French Trotter


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Synonym(s): Trotteur Francais, Norman Trotter


  • Warmblood.
  • French Trotter   French Trotter  .
    General information
  • Originated in France.
  • Also known as:
    • Trotteur Francais.
    • Norman Trotter.
  • Athletic.
  • Good speed.
  • Sturdy and willing.
  • Similar in appearance to the Thoroughbred   Thoroughbred  .
  • Used in trotting races, which began in 1806 in Paris.
  • Norfolk Trotter -> Native stock -> Standardbred   Standardbred  .
    Principal uses
  • Trotting.
  • Riding.
  • Cross-breeding.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995) International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994) Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • Union Nationale Interprofessionelle du Cheval (UNIC), 22 Rue de Penthievre, 75008 Paris, France.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.

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