draft horse

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Noun1.draft horse - horse adapted for drawing heavy loadsdraft horse - horse adapted for drawing heavy loads
workhorse - a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor
cart horse, carthorse, drayhorse - draft horse kept for pulling carts
Clydesdale - heavy feathered-legged breed of draft horse originally from Scotland
Percheron - one of a breed of grey or black draft horses originally used in France to draw heavy coaches or artillery
shire horse, shire - British breed of large heavy draft horse
poler, pole horse - a draft horse harnessed alongside the shaft or pole of a vehicle
wheel horse, wheeler - a draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle
coach horse - strong draft horse for drawing coaches
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At twelve, Bill was plowing behind four heavy horses.
For Love of the Clydesdale Horse is a beautiful photographic showcase of Scotland's only native heavy horse, the Clydesdale, which has been exported world wide and cross-bred with numerous other horses.
But an adamant Tizzard insisted: "He's a big, heavy horse and he got tired in the last two furlongs.
The other main attraction is the Celebration of Fordson, a unique parade of tractors, with one from each decade from a 1917 Fordson F (which cost $600) to the biggest 2017 Ford / New Holland with a retail price of PS200,000, Also featuring in the main ring at the show on Saturday will be lurcher racing, the grand parade of livestock, champion of champions, a heavy horse display and the carriage driving championship.
The focus of the day continues with the streets closed off to traffic in order to facilitate the spectacular mile-long parade through the town with heavy horse turnouts, vintage tradesmen's carts and traps, various buses and lorries and a column of mostly well-preserved or restored tractors, cars, motor bikes and other vehicles.
A heavy horse named Big Lad will be joining volunteers from bird protection charity RSPB as part of a woodland demonstration day at the Pennine beauty spot.
Whoever did shown disrespect to who their NEiL fiNDLAY Before yesterday's Armistice Day, the group also stuck white poppies at the Cenotaph in Glasgow, the Wallace Monument and the Heavy Horse sculpture on the M8 in Glasgow.
Hundreds of visitors turned out to see breeds such as the Shire, the Clydesdale and the Suffolk Punch at Northumberland's Festival of the Heavy Horse on Sunday.
MARTIN CLUNES - HEAVY HORSE POWER ITV, 9pm Two years ago, Martin Clunes added two Clydesdale draught horses to the menagerie at his Dorset farm.
Martin Clunes - Heavy Horse Power Thursday, STV, 9pm Two years ago, Martin Clunes added two Clydesdale draft horses to the menagerie at his Dorset farm.
A Percheron heavy horse called Ouragan (French for "Hurricane") and an Ardennes draught beast named Lisa, are in the process of thinning a seven-acre oak woodland on the Bodnant estate, Eglwysbach.
The heavy horse show with four and six mare-teams will be an impressive entry at the ring.