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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6 p.m.: Scout Recognition followed by Veteran's Salute followed by Draft Horse Pulls beginning at 7 p.m.
"Known for their white faces, large feet and impressive silky `feathers' (long hair on lower legs) on their legs, the Clydesdale horse is a type of draft horse traditionally used to pull carts and carriages.
Varysburg, NY, December 02, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Roanchar Ranch Draft Horse Rescue as of November 29, 2017.
"We started planning the draft horse plowing in October 2015 as a way to entertain people who were part of the wagon train during the show.
"The draft pony types such as the Fjord and Haflinger are renowned for being thrifty and will not require as much feed as a draft horse. On the other hand, because these smaller horses can sometimes be a little livelier in spirit than their larger draft cousins, it may require a stronger and more experienced hand to drive them.
The chapter on horses includes polo ponies, a young horse, a jumper, a burro, a zebra, and a draft horse.
Part two includes five essays, two of which initially appeared in The Progressive and one that was a memorial for his friend Maury Telleen, who established the Draft Horse Journal in 1964.
Unless maybe a draft horse. It's locked between two shafts.
tying energy consumption to national prosperity and progress." (9) Greene shows that the very model of American life, "the energy landscape of horse power," became a template for "American expectations about energy abundance."(82) Thus the draft horse performed not only physical labour but also "cultural work." (39) In this way, Greene delineates the replacement of horses by mechanical power as a non-linear, uneven process and teases out the complexities of change.
The author is a passionate animal lover who has surrounded herself with cats dogs and several horses but her tenderest affections were reserved for an elderly Belgian draft horse Ren the self-described "love of her life." He was languishing and in poor health out in a farmer's field when Israel first spotted him.
are the most common draft horse breeds seen in the United States:
Write to a breed registry association listed in Table A-16 of the appendix, and request more information and pictures of a breed of light horse, draft horse, or pony.