What Is the Difference between a Shire Horse and a Clydesdale?


The difference between a Shire horse and a Clydesdale is that, Clydesdales have so much hair on their legs, but they are smaller with a height of about 1.7 m tall. Contrary to this, Shire horses stand over 1.9 m tall and their weight is averagely 1000 kg.
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shires are bigger. shires have bigger feet. shires have longer feather. clysdales feather are much coarser than shires.
A draft horse is a large horse bred for hard, heavy
Historians trace the origin of the breed back to the mid-18th century in Scotland. Native horses used for farming were crossed with Flemish stallions to produce a much larger, stronger
Well, the female would be called a mare : i remember reading a book where a Clydesdale mare came in.i think she was very sweet and stuff. Maybe that's why? - the're not really meant
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The Clydesdale is a breed of heavy draft horse developed in and deriving its name from the district in Scotland where it was founded, while shires are black, brown, bay or grey, usually with a blaze and some white markings on their lower legs. The long hair below their knees and hocks remains a characteristic feature.
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