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 Shire is a British breed of draught horse. It is usually black, bay, or grey. It is a tall breed, and Shires have at various times held world records...
- power and "scope" of the animal's movement. The largest horse in recorded history was probably a Shire named Sampson (later Mammoth), who was born in 1846...
- Sampson was a Shire horse gelding foaled in 1846 in Toddington Mills, Bedfordshire, England. He was the tallest and heaviest horse ever recorded. Sampson...
- A shire is a type of region in the United Kingdom and Australia. Shire or The Shires may also refer to: Shire, Ethiopia, a town in Ethiopia also known...
- the aim of improving the standard of Shire horses in the Ashbourne area. Originally known as the Ashbourne Cart Horse Society, later that year, they held...
- 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...
- Black Forest Horse Selale, see Ethiopian horses Sella Italiano Selle Français Senner Shagya Arabian Shan Horse or Shan Myinn Shire horse Siciliano indigeno...
- modern Shire and Clydesdale. Unlike the equine conformational flaw of cow-hockedness, where only the lower leg is turned outward, a Gypsy Horse's entire...
- 1,000 kilograms (1,540 to 2,200 lb). The largest horse in recorded history was probably a Shire horse named Mammoth, who was born in 1848. He stood 21...
- 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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