Horse Breeds Series: Belgian Draft

Horse Breeds Series: Belgian Draft

Belgian Draft Horses are huge animals that were bred for hard and heavy tasks such as ploughing fields and pulling heavy loads. However, they are gentle giants and they are known for their calm and quiet temperament.

The heavy horse breed can weigh 725kg or more but they are very sweet tempered and they have a natural curiosity and willingness to learn. Because of their large size, they will need a very large stall if you keep your Belgian Draft Horse inside. They will need more room than other horses and they will need to be turned out into a paddock daily. Read more