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The most important things to look for when buying a draft horse are health and suitability for the job. The horse's temperament and level of training are also important considerations. More »

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Draft horses are sometimes available for sale on horse sale classified sites, such as Equine.com. There are also draft horse breeders who sell their foals and may have older horses for sale as well. More »

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To rescue a draft horse, contact organizations such as Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue or Blue Star Equiculture. Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue is a not-for-profit organization that rescues draft horses from auctions ... More »

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To rescue a draft horse, contact organizations such as Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue or Blue Star Equiculture. Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue is a not-for-profit organization that rescues draft horses from auctions ... More »

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Things to consider before breeding a horse are the cost, the health and quality of the horse being bred and risks caused by the birthing process. Caring for the mare during pregnancy is also a responsibility that needs t... More »

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A draft horse, which has an average weight of between 1650 to 1750 pounds, can pull a dead weight of approximately 1/10 of their body weight for eight hours a day. This allows them to pull items such as carriages, which ... More »

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Scope, in reference to horses, can mean three very different things. In horse racing, scope is a term used to describe a horse's potential to improve with age. This usage is common in both the UK and international Englis... More »

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