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The World’s Largest Breeds: 5 Massive Draft Horses

Mardi Gras parades have horses of all shapes and sizes. The largest is the colorful Clydesdales that pull Budweiser wagon. Seeing these horses made me wonder if they’re the largest horse breed in the world; if not, then what are the world’s largest horse breeds? The world’s largest horse breeds are: The Shire Horse Belgians …

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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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