A Polish warmblood, dual-purpose horse, named after the area Poznan where it
was developed. The breed is based on Poznan and Masuren blood, these were
two separate breeds of horse. The Pozmen contained Arab, Hanovarian and
Thoroughbred blood while the Masuren was based on the Trakehner.
The Wielkopolski is a powerfully built, good quality horse standing unto 16.2hh.
It is of sound constitution, has a genuine, sensible temperament and is a
good free mover. The breed may be either ridden or driven and may be any
solid colour. It has a quality head; the neck has a good length of reign;
the withers are high; the shoulders are sloping; the chest is deep and well
muscled; the back is fairly short; the hindquarters are well muscled and
powerful, with a well set tail; The limbs are strong and elegant with well
developed gaskins and plenty of good flat bone.