Clydesdale Horse
Origin: Scotland

Latin Name: Equus caballus

Habitat: Domestically bred

Diet: Grasses, hay, haylage and mineral supplements

Lifespan: Up to 30 years

Average Size: Weight:    Up to 1,000 Kg., Height: Up to 18 hands (63 cm)


The Clydesdale is a breed of draft horse named after a region in Scotland.  They are often bay in colour with significant white markings, broad forehead and wide muzzle.  They are well muscled and strong with an arched neck, high withers and a sloped shoulder.