Percheron’s are considered the most elegant of the heavy horses.
Their principle bloodlines are dominated by Arabian blood.
Originated in Normandy
Popular for – workhorse, warhorse, coach horse, farming, gun, and riding horses
Colors – Usually gray or black
Average height – 16.2 hh
A purebred Percheron holds the unofficial world pulling record of 3410 lbs.
World’s largest horse was a Percheron standing at 21 hh.