English Shire horse: In Medieval times, when personal armor was heavy, they were bred as war horses. Today, like Clydesdales in the US, the Shire is more famous in publicity for hauling branded beer wagons.
The Shire horse is a breed of draught horse or draft horse. The breed comes in many colours, including black, bay and grey. They are a tall breed, with mares standing 16 hands and over and stallions standing 17 hands and over