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Poitevin Horse – A-Z Intriguing Horse Breeds in Pictures



The Poitevin Horse (also known as the Mulassier), most often found in France, is a sturdy, cold-blooded, gaited draft. These heavy horses are used for driving, saddle work, and even for equine-assisted therapy purposes.

Poitevin mares are popularly bred to donkey sires to produce large, heavy-boned mules.


Poitevin
by Eponimm
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2 comments:

  1. This reminds me of a breed of horse that I am blanking out on... they have lots of leg hair too. I think you know it. Maybe they're on a beer commercial?
    You're doing great w/ the A to Z Challenge. By the way, if you blog hop, please include your link if you comment so that others can find you easily and reciprocate any comments. Also other people who read your comment can find you and visit you.

    Maui Jungalow

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  2. I love the look of a heavy horse. Good luck with the rest of the A-Z from a fellow blogger.

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