Breyer Shire Horse

Breyer Shire Horse, Gentle Giant.  The Shire is a draft breed hailing from the United Kingdom that was bred for hauling and agricultural work.  On average, the Shire stands 17.2 - 19.2 hands and can weigh over 2,000 pounds!  The Livestock Conservancy currently lists the Shire as a critically endangered breed.  Today the Shire is commonly used for pleasure driving and showing, and they're often outfitted with beautiful plaits and flights in their manes and tails.

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