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  1. A Shire horse is a type of a draft horse.
  2. The Shire Horse is a breed of draft horse native to central England.
  3. The Shire horse was developed out of the medieval Great Horse, which William the Conqueror brought 1066 to the British Islands.
  4. The Shire horse is also seen in Draft horse competitions and shows.
  5. The Shire Horse is the most numerous and largest of the heavy horses found in Great Britain. (Web site)


  1. Without question, the Shire horse was used as a war-horse. (Web site)

Old English Black

  1. Dent also mentions that Friesian horses were probably the foundation for the "Old English Black", the ancestor of the Shire horse and of the Fell Pony.
  2. From these not only the Fell was bred but also the Old English Black (now merged into the Shire Horse) and the now extinct Galloway and Fen ponies.


  1. It closely resembles the Shire horse, although it is not as heavy. (Web site)


  1. Today, the Parrington and Parrington-Murchison families remain vital to promoting the Shire horse in the US and abroad.

Draft Horses

  1. Like other draft horses, the Shire horse is extremely strong, with a compact, muscular body designed for pulling heavy loads.

Breed Standards

  1. The Shire Horse we know today is the result of the horses of this period that met the breed standards being registered with the Society.

Great Horse

  1. In 1878 the Shire Horse Society was founded in the UK, after the closure of the Cart Horse Society, the Great Horse was now a recognised breed.


  1. The Shire horse descends from the medieval Great Horse brought to England in 1066 by William the Conqueror. (Web site)


  1. The Shire horse holds the record for the world's biggest horse; Sampson, foaled in 1846 in Bedfordshire, England, stood 21.2½ hands high (i.e. (Web site)
  2. Shire horses are famous for being extremely large; the biggest horse on record, Sampson, was a Shire horse.


  1. Shire Horse: Breed of draft horse, originating in northern England.
  2. The Shire horse is a breed of draught horse.

Central England

  1. Shire horse a breed of draft horse native to central England. (Web site)

Shire Horse

  1. Shire horse - Shire horse Shire horse, a breed of draft horse native to central England. (Web site)
  2. The largest horse in history was a Shire horse named Sampson, later renamed Mammoth, foaled in 1846 in Bedfordshire, England. (Web site)


  1. Animals > Livestock > Horses > Draft Horse
  2. Central England
  3. Sampson
  4. Great Horse
  5. Countries > United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire
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