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.
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.
The Bodelwyddan Castle event, on Sunday, August 30, will have one of the largest gatherings of Shire and other heavy horse breeds in Britain.
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.
The parade now includes a procession - over a mile long - of heavy horse turnouts, vintage tradesmen's carts and traps, various buses and lorries and a column of well-preserved or restored tractors, cars and motor bikes.
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.
THURSDAY Martin Clunes: Heavy Horse Power (ITV1, 9pm) features the familiar chops of the Men Behaving Badly star now using Clydesdale horses to work the land on 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.
He was one kilo heavier than on Saturday, because he didn't exercise - he's not a heavy horse anyway - but you wouldn't know he'd had a race.
The heavy horse show with four and six mare-teams will be an impressive entry at the ring.