Black Forest Horse
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Black Forest Horses
|Other names||Schwarzwälder Kaltblut; Black Forest cold blood|
|Country of origin||Germany|
|Distinguishing features||Small to medium-sized draft horse breed, has a dark coat with flaxen mane and tail.|
Features of the Black Forest Horse include a dark chestnut coat with a flaxen mane and tail, a short head, strong neck, well laid back shoulders, wide croup (hindquarters) and expansive gaits. It stands from 14.2 to 15.3 hands (58 to 63 inches, 147 to 160 cm) and weighs approximately 650 kg. It has very strong hooves and joints.
- "Black Forest Horse". Breeds of Livestock. Oklahoma State University. Retrieved 10 November 2010.
- (German) Black Forest Cold Bloods - History and Stories, Volume I by Thomas Armbruster, Wolf Brodauf and Gerhard Schröder, Schillinger-Verlag, 2007 Freiburg, ISBN 978-3-89155-333-6
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