Description of Kisber Felver Horse In appearance, they have attractive, fine, quality heads with alert ears. The neck is long & straight or slightly arched and curves gently from the withers to the poll. They have well-conformed, sloping shoulders, a deep chest, and well-sprung ribs. The back is often long and the croup slightly sloping. The legs are muscular, although the joints can be rather small sometimes.
The Kisber Felver, of Kisber Half-bred, is a relatively young breed, having been developed over the last hundred years at the Kisber Stud in Hungary. The Kisber Stud was founded in 1853, and was primarily concerned with the breeding of Thoroughbreds, at which is had great success, most notably with the mare Kincsem. Kincsem was unbeaten in an amazing 54 races, and was entered in the Guinness Book of World Records
as a result.
Through a carefully controlled breeding program, a distinct horse type evolved. The Kisber Felver evolved through crosses between Thoroughbred, Furioso, Trakehner, Arabian and Anglo-Arab, and Selle Francais.
They are able to perform in all horse disciplines such as riding horse, eventing horse. The Kisber Felver has merit in sport horse disciplines. They are also known for being able to participate in any athletic sport with excellence.
Grooming or care
Average height 15.2 to 17 hands .
Kisber Felver clearly displays the characteristics that are desired in the modern sport horse: conformation, athletic ability, movement and temperament. The goal of the Hungarian horse breeders was to replace the often high strung English Thoroughbred with an animal that was more versatile to upgrade local stock.
The Kisber Felver has a tough, sound constitution. Their natural athletic ability makes them popular for jumping and eventing.