A horse of any of various breeds having a moderate build and mild temperament, originally developed by crossing draft horses with Arabians or Thoroughbreds, and often used for dressage and jumping.
Relating to or having the characteristics of a warmblood.
Origin of warmblood
- Translation of German Warmblut warm warm Blut blood (from the fact that warmblood horses are livelier than draft horses but less excitable than Arabians and Thoroughbreds)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition