Definition of Shire horse. Meaning of Shire horse. Synonyms of Shire horse

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Definition of Shire horse

Shire horse
Shire horse Shire horse One of an English breed of heavy draft horses believed to be descended largely from the horses used in war in the days of heavy armor. They are the largest of the British draft breeds, and have long hair on the back of the cannons and fetlocks. Brown or bay with white on the face and legs is now the commonest color.

Meaning of Shire horse from wikipedia

- the British organisation now known as the Shire Horse Society was created, with the American Shire Horse ****ociation beginning in 1885. The breed was...
- Sampson was a Shire horse gelding foaled in 1846 in Toddington Mills, Bedfordshire, England. He was the tallest and heaviest horse ever recorded. Sampson...
- Overfeeding can lead to obesity, and risk of laminitis can be a concern. The Shire horse holds the record for the world's biggest horse; Sampson, foaled in 1846...
- Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Act 3, Scene 4 Castor, one of the team of Shire horses owned by farmer Dawson in The Dark Is Rising Sequence by Susan Cooper...
- barges up and down canals. Old Billy was said to look like a big cob/shire horse. He was brown with a white blaze. On 27 November 1822 Billy died. His...
- Africa East Stirlingshire F.C., Scottish football club nicknamed "The Shire" Shire horse, a large breed of draft horse Battle of Shire, fought in 1936 as part...
- typically culled.:62–63 Among these were a significant number of coloured Shire horses.:43 Many of these ended up with Romani breeders, and by the 1950s, they...
- Italiano Selle Français Senner Shagya Arabian Shan Horse or Shan Myinn Shire horse Siciliano indigeno Silesian horse Sorraia Sokolsky horse South German...
- an annual show has been held ever since. In 1888, the title Ashbourne Shire Horse Society was adopted and royal patronage was granted in 1899 by King Edward...
- decided to put their shire horses 'out to gr****' and switch to motor transport. In 1927, the last of the Thwaites shire horses were led out of the brewery...
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