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Answered 2010-05-14 17:48:36

A draft horse is a large horse bred for hard, heavy tasks such as ploughing and farm labour. It is called the draught horse in the United Kingdom. The Anglo-saxon called the Dray horse meaning to haull. They weigh 1,600 pounds or better and stand at least 16 hands high from ground to withers.

The ancestors of the draft horse came from Europe. Remeber the names I gave you and the countries. The draft horse is the American breed of this horse.

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