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Belgian Draft Horse Museum, Vollezele

The Belgian draft horse was developed in the fertile pastures of Belgium. In the first Belgian arrived on American soil. In 1885 men in Wabash, Ind., started a business importing Belgian stallions and selling them to horse breeders throughout the Midwest.

Brabant, or Belgian Trekpaard, stallion Branco. Roans are quite common, as are solid colors. The Belgian Draft Horse of the US is more likely descended from the Flemish Horse and is flaxen chestnut in color. photo: Ton van der Weede.

Brabant, or Belgian Trekpaard, stallion Branco. Roans are quite common, as are solid colors. The Belgian Draft Horse of the US is more likely descended from the Flemish Horse and is flaxen chestnut in color.

Belgian Draught (American type) stallion

Belgian Draft Horse (Brabant) stallion - among the strongest of the heavy draft breeds, in the US are somewhat lighter in build and chestnut color with flaxen mane and tail, while the Brabant of Europe is massive and usually bay or roan

After World War II the Brabant was bred in Europe to be thicker bodied and more drafty, with heavy feathering on the legs, while in the United States the Belgian was bred to be taller, lighter bodied and clean legged.

The Belgian horse or Belgian draft horse, also known as Belgian Heavy Horse. It is one of the strongest of the heavy breeds.

... , since the 1920's breeders in the United States have bred for the sorrel and roan colors and nowadays these are by far the most common colors of Belgian horses in the US. Description from effulgentsoul.weebly.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Belgian Draft Horse - since the American breeders have bred for the sorrel or chestnut color with flaxen mane and tail and now this is by far the most common color of Belgian horse in the U.

One of my dream horses. I had a Belgian draft horse names Andy as a kid who let me ride him. Such majestic creatures!!!

So beautiful! “Your horse talks to you every step along the way. All you need to do is be quiet and listen. Feel, don’t analyze. Enjoy that special moment you share with this majestic animal.

As of 2013 Big Jake is the largest horse in the world, standing at around 20.3 hands! He is 82.75 inches...so to put into hands, he is just about 20.3 hh.

His name is Big Jake and he is real! At cm Belgian gelding Big Jake stands as the world's tallest horse.