10 Friesians and Their Hollywood-Ready Glamour Shots

Posted by Kat Tretina

Friesians are one of the most beautiful horse breeds in the world.

Originating from the Netherlands, Friesians are considered light draft horses. Originally used to carry knights into battle, a Friesian horse is now used for everything from pulling carriages to competing in dressage. Noted for their midnight-black coats and incredibly long manes and tails, they are dramatic and striking in appearance.

They also happen to be one of the most photogenic breeds around. The stallions, in particular, seem to know when the camera is on them and are happy to strike a pose. Whether they are running free, showing off their paces in the show ring or are getting groomed, they are truly magnificent.

Fresians' headshots beat Facebook profile pictures or Instagram model posts any day. Here are 10 of the most glamorous Friesian stallion headshots:

This guy knows his best side...


This handsome boy has his Blue Steel pout ready.


This stallion puts Fabio to shame.


This Friesian just gives a peek of color.


This boy isn't afraid to be well-coiffed


And this one knows he's beautiful.

Portrait Beauty Friesian Horse

This Friesian stallion has highlights.


And this one has mastered eye contact.

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With this handsome boy, did you even notice the background?

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This handsome boy is shampoo-commercial ready.


With Friesians, you get a mix of stunning beauty and lovely temperaments. While they do require significant grooming, the results are well worth it.

Friesians are a versatile breed that are equally happy as show horses as they are as trail horses. Their steady natures and classic looks make them a highly sought-after companion and pleasure horse.

Whether you are drawn to their classical appearance, strength, or think they look like something out of a fairytale, Friesians are a spectacular breed.

Do you have a Friesian? Show us in the comments below. 

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10 Friesians and Their Hollywood-Ready Glamour Shots