The Friesian has spread throughout the world its presence and active, showy trot in harness makes it very popular in show rings and in the festivals of its homeland. The Friesian is also being revived as a Haute Ecole horse. A light to middleweight horse, having a proud yet gentle bearing. Most are fairly tractable, if energetic and enthusiastic. It is hardy and a good all rounder. Most Friesian Horses are black. Friesian Horses stand about 15 hands high.