Clydesdale Horses for Sale (102)
This horse is easy to recognize due to the white markings on its body and feathering on the legs. This breed takes its origin in Scotland. The name comes from the Scottish region near the river Clyde where these horses first appeared. These equines were initially bred as work horses. They have large bodies and the coat color is mostly bay. However, there are brown, chestnut, and black horses as well. White markings can be found on the feet, chest, and nose. Sometimes they can occur on other body parts. These horses are used for agriculture and other work purposes. Some owners employ them for general riding as well. These horses are about 18 hands high and weigh about 1,950 pounds (885 kg). They are substantially higher and heavier than average horses. There are about 5,000 – 10,000 Clydesdale equines available in the world today. While Clydesdale horses are cold-blooded, they are very active. Even though they were not initially bred for action, they require regular activity to stay healthy. You can browse through the Clydesdale horses for sale right here http://www.h-4.ca.