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Brabant (also known as Belgian draft) horses are from Belgium, and can be found all overrnGermany as well as the Netherlands, France, and more specifically set insidernBrussels. They are used for harness work and for shows or competitions alike.rnTheir unique appearances make it easier for them to do very well inside therncompetitive circuit and they have a very friendly personality to boot.rnrn 

rnrnBrabant horses have quite a history coming from significantrndignitaries using them on a regular basis for being bred for use in shows. Itrnhas been noted that the Brabant horses were used to carry those involved in thernNorman Conquest of Britain during 1066. They are a very large horse variationrnthat was reliable and dependably used on missions and in the military as well.rnThe Belgium people adored these animals and still to this day hold them to arnvery high standard and were given a studbook in the middle of the eighteenthrncentury. In the United States, this was opened sometime in the late 1800’s.rnThey were almost extinct in the nineteen hundreds as a result of the commonrnfolk utilizing cars and other forms of public transport versus the traditionalrnmeans. However, they survived thanks to the many locals who truly valued theirrnpresence.rnrn rnrn 

rnrnThe Brabant horses can be considered calm creatures. Mostrnare sweet, loving, docile, and biddable. Those that own them put them to use onrnfarmlands and such and all have noted that they are enjoyable animals to havernaround. Some horses are thought of as not being very trainable, but this stylerncan certainly be trained with ease.rnrn 

Brabant horses stand at around seventeen hands in full grownrnsize. They are rather good looking horses with a broad chest and a compact bodyrnframe. The majority of them have hard legs and great feet. Their thicker necksrnallow for them to have the ability to pull and carry larger loads without anyrndifficulty. For a horse that is rather tall in stature, they do bode short legsrnand a longer torso.rnrn 

rnrnTo care properly for Brabant horses you must provide themrnwith open space to roam. They can generally be rather simple and basicrncreatures to own, ones that tend to care for themselves often and are able tornbe left unattended and away from any stables. They can reside in a cold or warmrnclimates and have no major reported health issues.

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