Poe the Clydesdale may be the world’s tallest horse – and owner Shereen Thompson wants the Guinness Book of World Records to confirm it. Miss Thompson, who owns a farm in Tupperville, Ontario, measured Poe at hands – or inches.
The Lithuanian Heavy Draught is a draft horse breed created in Lithuania during the and centuries. They are used mainly for heavy draft and farm work, as well as meat production and the improvement of other breeds. The breed is currently near extinction.
The Suffolk horse is the oldest breed of heavy horse in Great Britain. The breed dates from the sixteenth century but all animals alive today trace their male lines back to one stallion, a horse called Crisp’s Horse of Ufford, who was foaled in 1768