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- A Shire horse is a type of a draft horse.
- The Shire Horse is a breed of draft horse native to central England.
- The Shire horse was developed out of the medieval Great Horse, which William the Conqueror brought 1066 to the British Islands.
- The Shire horse is also seen in Draft horse competitions and shows.
- The Shire Horse is the most numerous and largest of the heavy horses found in Great Britain.
- Without question, the Shire horse was used as a war-horse.
- 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.
- 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.
- It closely resembles the Shire horse, although it is not as heavy.
- Today, the Parrington and Parrington-Murchison families remain vital to promoting the Shire horse in the US and abroad.
- Like other draft horses, the Shire horse is extremely strong, with a compact, muscular body designed for pulling heavy loads.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Shire horse descends from the medieval Great Horse brought to England in 1066 by William the Conqueror.
- 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.
- Shire horses are famous for being extremely large; the biggest horse on record, Sampson, was a Shire horse.
- Shire Horse: Breed of draft horse, originating in northern England.
- The Shire horse is a breed of draught horse.
- Shire horse a breed of draft horse native to central England.
- Shire horse - Shire horse Shire horse, a breed of draft horse native to central England.
- The largest horse in history was a Shire horse named Sampson, later renamed Mammoth, foaled in 1846 in Bedfordshire, England.
- Animals > Livestock > Horses > Draft Horse
- Central England
- Great Horse
- Countries > United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire
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