The Belgian Horse

The Belgian Horse - Rachel Golub AVS 324 Fred Launer March...

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Rachel Golub      March  28 th  2006 AVS 324 – Fred Launer    The Belgian  Horse For this assignment, I was given the task of researching a specific type of  horse, the Belgian. This horse is between 16-17 hands in height, which is equal  to about 5 to 5 ½ feet. The Belgian is a very docile and obedient horse, as well  as a hard worker. These horses have relatively large heads with short muscular  legs, large quarters, and large feet. The weight averages between 1800 and  2000 pounds, although some stallions can reach up to 2400 pounds. There is a variety of coloring with Belgian Horses. The original horses that  were imported from Belgium to the United States came in many coat colors, but a  majority of them were Bay, which we would just consider a light brown. There  were also roans, chestnut-sorrels, and sometimes a few grays. Today, the 
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 324 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '06 term at Rhode Island.

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