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9×12 watercolor enchance colored pencil on Arches satin finish watercolor paper. Original available.

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The Brabant, also known as the Belgian Heavy Draft , takes its name from one of the breed’s principal breeding areas. Although no longer well-known outside its native country, it is one of the most important heavy horse breeds, and has a strong following in the USA.
The breed is very old and is thought to descend directly from the Forest or Diluvial horse. Horses like this were known to the Romans, and from the 11th to the 16th centuries, heavy warhorses were produced in Brabant and Flanders (info from Eyewitness Handbooks – Horses).

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  • aphoto4you
    aphoto4youalmost 7 years ago

    ONE FANTASTIC FINE art…..great job

  • SylviaHardy
    SylviaHardyalmost 7 years ago

    They are superb!

  • GraemesDesigns
    GraemesDesignsalmost 7 years ago

    My, you have a gift, and use it so well! Brilliant work

  • rockinsue
    rockinsuealmost 7 years ago

    beautiful once more

  • Whitney Defibaugh
    Whitney Defibaughalmost 7 years ago

    this is so amazing

  • Debra Lohrere
    Debra Lohrerealmost 7 years ago

    What a beautiful picture. Well done.

  • Teleis
    Teleisover 6 years ago

    just wonderful

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaover 6 years ago

    Awesome!! I always make it to the Heavy Horse Pull at the Calgary Stampede to see these beauties at their best. Great work!

  • Alice Oates
    Alice Oatesover 6 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic, really amazing work.

  • Ellaine Walker
    Ellaine Walkerover 6 years ago

    amazing job..very beautiful!

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