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  • Coldblood.
  • Percheron   Percheron  .
    General information
  • Originally from Normandy, France.
  • One of the most elegant heavy horses.
  • The elegance is derived from the Arabian influence   Arab  .
  • Very versatile.
  • Good action.
  • Intelligent with a good temperament.
  • Popular in the USA.
  • Arab   Arab  -> Heavy draught breeds   Irish Draught  -> Norman.
    Principal uses
  • Draught.
  • Occasionally for riding.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995) International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994) Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • Union Nationale Interprofessionnelle du Cheval (UNIC), 22 Rue de Penthievre, 75008 Paris, France.
  • French Ministry of Agriculture National Stud and Equestrian Sports Department, 14 Avenue de la Grande-Armee, 75017 Paris, France.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.

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