The Belgian horse was originally used in the middle ages as a horse of war because of it’s size and weight.As time passed it was used within agriculture as a farm/ forest horse, even today it is sometimes used in woodlands where modern heavy industrial foresting machinery is unusable.
They weigh between 650 kg- 1000 kg.They are renowned for their relaxed approach and ability for hard work.
The belgian horse comes from (you can almost guess!) Belgium, and today consists of two major types- the ardenner which is belgian/french, and the Brabander which is belgian/Dutch.
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