This wonderfully sturdy horse has a well proportioned body and an excellent temperament. It has free moving paces and can be used as a ridden horse and in harness.
15 to 17+ HH.
Grey and black.
Averaging out at 2000 pounds
The horse originates from La Perche in Normandy, France. Due to their strength and power they were used in the middle ages as war horses.
Most Percherons are between 15 and 17 hh but there was one called Dr le Gear who reached 23 hh .
Percheron Horse Society of America
The Percheron Horse Society was formed to help preserve and promote and offer a register of stallions and new foals.