Ardennes Horse

The Ardennes is one of the oldest breeds of draft horse originating from the Ardennes area in France/North Western Europe. They are heavy-boned but agile at times, with thick legs that help when plowing fields, pulling stumps, and riding. Ardennes have a lot of Belgian blood. This increases their size and strength, which helps them pull heavy objects for long periods of time. Ardennes are usually roan or bay colored, but can sometimes be chestnut or black. They are typically good-natured and docile animals. They were domesticated in 1000 B.C.

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