Francais is also known as Cheval de Selle. It is a large
animal that is most commonly used as a sport horse.
They are very powerful and independent and are excellent
in competition, hunting or as a pleasure mount. The
Selle Francais is a kind and intelligent animal that
has a mind of its own which can be seen by its demeanor.
They enjoy working hard and generally have a very sweet
temperament around children. If trained correctly, they
are usually obedient, gentle and easy to handle. They
are easy to train for a saddle. The Selle Francais usually
does not mature until about six years of age. They have
a neat head on a long neck. Its chest is deep and they
have a long, muscular body. All colors are possible,
but the most common coat color for the Selle Francais