The Vlaamperd was developed in South Africa as a draft and riding animal. It was formed primarily from the Friesian with infusions of Cape Harness, Hackney and Thoroughbred breeding. The breed is nearly extinct.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.Photographs:We are currently searching for photographs or slides of this breed. Additional submission information.