With a bay colour coat, the model heavy horse is decorated with red and white streams in his mane and a red ribbon in his plaited tail.  Fun facts about the horse: Clydesdales are large, coldblood horses with long, powerful legs and long, thick hair over their fetlocks. They are intelligent, brave and – despite their size – extremely gentle. Clydesdales are named after the River Clyde that flows through south-west Scotland. Many Clydesdales can be easily identified from their white legs. This hair is also known as “feathering”. These horses often have a brown coat, but they can also be black, sorrel or roan. Clydesdales are often used as draught horses. For instance, they may haul tree trunks through terrain that is too difficult for tractors to traverse. They are easy to train and keen learners. But they’re also excellent horses for riding. However, because the horses are so big, you need special, extra-large saddles to ride them.

Schleich 13808 Clydesdale Gelding, Released 2016.

Approx: 13 x 5.5 x 12.5cm (LWH)

Suitable for ages 3+. Made from PVC, painted with non-toxic acrylic paints.

1 Review

26th Mar 2016

clydesdale gelding

The body of the horse is too slim, it should be more robust to match the head and neck, too bad because the detail of head and mane are wonderful.

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