Schleich Horse - Holsteiner Gelding
Holsteiner gelding toy figurine from Schleich.
Holsteiners are very popular sport horses and are one of the oldest German breeds. The monks at Uetersen Monastery, located in what is now Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany, started breeding them in the 14th century. However, the first recorded mentions of Holsteiners are much older, dating back to the year 1225.
Holsteiners are branded with a crowned shield containing the letter “H”.
Age: 3 years+.
Size: 12,7 x 3,4 x 11,1cm ( w x d x h ).
Material: Plastic, hand painted.
These include the European Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC, DIN EN 71 and the international Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety ASTM F963-2008.
Schleich number: 13859.
Founded in 1935 by Friedrich Schleich in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Schleich is one of the biggest toy manufacturers in Germany today and the leading international provider of realistic animal figures.