Friday, October 2, 2009

Vladimir Heavy Draft Horse

The Vladimir Heavy Draft horse was developed in Vladimir region of Russia. The state run Gavrilovo-Posadsk stable had a lot to do with the development of the breed in the late 1800's. The breed was officially recognized in 1946. They are known for having a gentle and willing demeanor. They were used in Russia to pull a тройка, a three horse drawn sleigh

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