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Percheron, A French Draft Horse Breed: Facts, Colors, & Uses

We recently passed a wagon pulled by a pair of Percherons. Horse-drawn carts are common in our area, but they’re typically hooked to Haflingers, or Belgians, not Percherons. Percherons horses are a versatile draft breed that originated in France; they make exceptional riding horses and are great for pulling wagons and carriages. Percherons are alert …

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Discovering the Andalusian Horse: Facts and Characteristics

When I saw an Andalusian horse for the first time, to say I was impressed would be an understatement. I decided right then that I needed to learn more about this impressive-looking horse breed. Andalusian’s are a combination of controlled power, fierceness, athletic ability, and endurance. They are still used today in bullfighting rings in …

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