Where did Clydesdale come from?
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i need to know where clydesdales got their name from because i am doing a project on them and i need to know like right away. samantha
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The exact date is unknown, but the first reference to them was in an 1826 publication titled 'The State of Agriculture and Grazing in New South Wales'.
Clydesdale . Breed of heavy draft horse that originated in Lanarkshire, Scotland, near the River Clyde. Though introduced to North America c. 1842, the Clydesdale never became a popular draft horse there. They average 17 - 18 hands (68 - 72 in., or 173 - 183 cm) in height and 2,000 lbs (900 k…g) in weight. Their coloration is usually bay, dark brown, or black, with prominent white markings. They are noted for their high leg action while walking or trotting. The breed is characterized by feather (long hair) on the legs, an attractive head, and well-formed legs and feet.. http://www.answers.com/topic/clydesdale?method=26&initiator=WANS ( Full Answer )
A clydesdale is a very large draft horse often seen pulling the Budweiser wagon. It has long fethers on it's feet (not actual feathers its long fluffy hair) and is quite tall.
SIZE 1.. A horse is measured from the ground to the withers (the tip of its shoulders), in units called hands (one hand equals 4 in. or 10.2 cm).. 2.. Male adult Clydesdales measure 17 to 19 hands (5.7 - 6.3 ft. or 1.7 - 1.9 m).. 3.. Female adults measure 16 to 18 hands (5.3 - 5.7 ft. or 1.6 - …1.7m). ( Full Answer )
Grant's Farm is located just south of St. Louis. It's a ranch that the public can visit. The Busch family has raised Clydesdales there for a long time, but President/ General Grant once owned the homestead:. http://www.grantsfarm.com/. http://www.grantsfarm.com/ClydesdaleStables.htm
Clydesdale horses eat the same thing as any other horse would eat. They will eat hay, oats, barley,corn, carrots, apples, and sugar cubes.
Shires were used to develop Clydesdales, so they are similar, but Shires tend to be heavier bodied, and stand taller on average. Clydesdales also have a strong overo/sabino gene, often leaving large amounts of body white. Shires posses a grey gene, which Clydes do not (all clydes are bay, or black, …with a very rare brown). ( Full Answer )
Usually Clydesdale's stay where there were bred and in agricultural places or fields, they can also be found at Seaworld and are known as the mascot of Budwieser.
At birth, they weigh up to 82 kilograms (180 pounds). They are fast growers and for the first few months gain up to 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) per day. Reaching maturity, the male weighs between 771 - 998kg (1,700 - 2,200lb.) and the female weighs between 680 - 771 (1,500 - 2,000lb.)
In Ausralia, If properly looked after a Clydie can reach twenty-five or even thirty. The typical age for a clydedale to pass on is early twenties for a mare and around 19 or 20 for a working stallion.
A Clydesdale is one of the slower growing species of horses.Generally growth does not slow down to around the age of six orseven years.
About 6' 6" shires and clydes go back and forth on tallest horses in the world at around this height.
i dont know a website about clydesdales but i do know that theequinest is a great site
Just like any other horse. It doesn't matter if its a Shetland or a Shire. The horse care is the same.
Clydesdales eat all kinds of things like apples, carrots, sugar, oats, grass, hay, cod liver oil, and alot of other stuff.
These beautiful horses can weigh between 1600 to 2400 pounds. I wouldn't want them stepping on my toes.
Clydesdale's have a range of colors, but almost always keep a standard look. Here are some examples... . Brown . Black . Gray . Beige Some MORE examples are: Chestnut Bay Roan Here are thee ONLY colours of a Clydesdale are … Black Brown chestnut Gray Bay Roan (no such thing as beige. Some horses that are gray are dirty) - Horse Expert ( Full Answer )
england!! my mum grew up there and i love riding clydesdales...long legs are good for that!
Clydesdales are very gentle they are like gentle giants. I'm not sure if they are smart in general but i have known 3 clydesdales that stop when their rider falls of, find their way home by themselves and know if the sea is to dangerous even if the rider forces them to they wont go. So i'd say they …are pretty smart. ( Full Answer )
Clydesdales eat any thing like hay and apples and carrots and for a speical treat to say i love you give him sugar.
Noramaly horse breeds have to affect to how long they live but is healthy Clydesdales live to be about 25
The draft horse breeds reproduce like most other horses. An 11 month gestation period, give or take a week or so. The foal will weigh more than the lighter type breeds (average foal weighs about 90-100lbs. for saddle horses). The mare will be able to breed again in a few weeks for next years foal. I…f you are not a professional breeder its best to wait a year or two before breeding again. ( Full Answer )
The Clydesdale breed originated in the Clyde Valley, Scotland in the early 1700's. They are most recognized as the beautiful team that pull the Budwieser Beer Wagon. One of the most popular draft breeds, they are found thoughout the world and are noted for the full feathers on the back of the legs.
There are. Look online in the yellow pages to find one closest to your area.
Clydesdale horses will live an average of 25 - 30 years. However, as with all animals the preventative health care it is given throughout its life can make a huge difference in lifespan.
Originally from the Clyde Valley in Scotland, there are many breeders all over the world. This is one of the most beautiful and popular draft breeds which most people associate with the Budwieser Beer Wagon. I have seen the Budwieser Clydes up close and they are even more impressive up close.
Clydesdales (along with all other horses) will reach their full height at maturity. Their full height is usually hit around 4 to 5 years old.
One of the adaptations of the Clydesdale is its thick coat thathelps protect it from harsh winter weather. Another adaptation isthe thick body they have. They are strong and well known as hardworkers that can pull heavy loads.
The Clydesdale was pet of the month for August 2008.But i think it will be pet of the month sometime in 2011!
Many of the draft breeds are of a comparable size. You can find easily a Clydesdale, Shire, Percheron all 16.3 HH. as an example. But in the last 25 years the 'sport horse' has gained new popularity and has been bred much taller than ever before. It is not uncommon to see an 18HH eventer or show jum…per. ( Full Answer )
A well fed Clydesdale could eat upwards of a bale of hay a day plus any kind of sweet feed or grain, several pounds a day.
From the region of the Clyde River in Scotland, these horses were bred to pull heavy loads. Most people only know them as the horses that pull the Budweiser Wagon but before machines these horses were what pulled the plows, stumps, and whatever else on the family farm.
There are no Clydesdales on Howrse, but you could message to Ow, and ask him to bring them to Howrse.
A Clydesdale can have twins, but that is rare, and most of the time the other twin dies, so normally one.
Wolves, coyotes and cougars may prey upon Clydesdales and otherhorses if given a chance. Horses have developed instincts toprotect them from predators, such as usually sleeping upright andfor short periods than humans.
Clydesdales have a very gentle temperament dispite there size. There personality is intellegent and strong-willed.
No the clydesdale is one of the biggest though. The Shire tends to be taller and heavier, and the Brabant tends to be the heaviest of the draft breeds.
Clydesdale Banks are located in most cities in Scotland, Ireland, and England. They are a very popular bank un the UK, and their branches and ATMs are very easy to find there.
clydesdales are very friendly gentle giants. they are known for their gentle behavior and long, silky feathers at the bottom of their cannon bones. they are usually a chestnut color with a long, white blaze and feathers that touch the ground. but, in any case, like with other horses, they may become… spooked. ( Full Answer )
NO! No foal should ever be used for adult horse type work. Let the foal grow up first, it can start training at 2 years old if you're in a hurry. But typically draft breeds require a longer period of time to mature fully.
No, not at all. Tons of people use clydesdales every day, for pulling carriages, or riding.
CyldesdAles can be found basically anywhere, and long as they can warm up in the winter and cool off in the heat. They founded in Europe, England i believe, so they they are used to 4 seasons.
A baby clydesdale mostly looks like its parents. It is very tall and has a fluffy tail. Also they have a mane like a mowhawk. : ) ; )
Clydesdales were brought to the Americas in the late 19th century, so roughly the late 1800's, would be when they were imported.
The Belgian tends to range from 16.2 hands to 18 hands, while the Clydesdale ranges from 16.2 to 18.2 making it only slightly taller than the Belgian Draft.
The breed was developed from Flemish stallions imported to Scotland and crossed with local mares.
Clydesdale horses are a breed of draft horses seen in Budweiser beer commercials. They are generally deep mahogany brown, or bay, with white on face and hooves. As a draft horse, they are large, barrel chested animals, as they were originally bred for for farm work and hauling.
There are many features of Clydesdale online banking. Examples of features of the Clydesdale online banking service includes being able to check one's balance and fraud prevention services.
Clydesdale horses have been bred in Scotland since 1826. Widely used as draught horses in both agricultural and industrial applications, Clydesdales are also used as drum horses by the British Household Cavalry.
No. There are no true wild draft breeds and it is unlikely that anyescaped feral Clydesdales either.