Entry from US English dictionary
(British draught horse)
Definition of draft horse in English:
A large horse used for pulling heavy loads, especially a cart or plow.
- Their average 15 hand size, a size rarely found in a true draft horse, makes the horse the perfect all-around horse.
- The earliest I can recall was when I was 2 years old and my grandmother put me on a horse, an old draft horse type at her farm in southern Minnesota.
- Common sense confirms that you cannot start with little Shetland ponies and try to select for Clydesdale draft horses - the information just isn't there anymore!
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