365 Days in Horse Country – The Percheron

April 1st, 2014

365 Days in Horse Country – The Percheron

 

 

The ancestors of the Percheron, the French draft horse, existed long before the keeping of records.  They may have been horses dating to the Ice Age or horses the Romans used when they invaded Brittany some 2,000 years ago.  Whatever their origin, it is known that at some point mares of the Perche region of France made the acquaintance of ...