Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Great Horse
Chapter 2 An Amazing Animal
Chapter 3 A Few Shire Facts
Conclusion Nature's Great Wonders
Shire: Shires are called the “gentle giants” of the horse world. They are calm, patient, loving and willing to serve. These horses are part of the “draught” or “draft” horse breed. Do you remember what a “draft” horse is?
A draft horse.
This is a horse that “draws” or “hauls” something. It is also called a work horse or heavy horse, because it works hard and pulls heavy loads. However, these types of horses are strong, docile, easy to work with and very patient.