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Henson horses in the Marquenterre park

The Henson horse was the product of the desire of two men, Lionel and Marc Berquin, to create a breed ideal for trail riding. In 1983, the Henson Horse Association was founded and began to cross breeds (first-generation individuals between Fjord ponies and riding horses) to obtain the perfect outdoors horse - kind, robust and hardy. The breed was officially recognised by the French Ministry of Agriculture and the National stud farms in 2003.