See Also: Draft Horse Tack
Vladimir Heavy Draught Horse
This is a lovely looking horse, has an excellent temperament as well as being strong and energetic making it a very useful draught horse.
The breed originates in Moscow, Russia.
Height is around 15 to 16.3 HH.
Vladimir Heavy horses can be bay, black and chestnut.
This breed has had influences from Clydesdale, Shire, Cleveland Bay and Ardennais to give the end result of a powerful hard working horse with a gentle nature. It was not recognized as a breed until 1946 and is much suited to draught work.
The breed is mainly used for working the land and pulling Trokia sleighs in its native land.