All about The Suffolk Horse (also known as The Suffolk Punch)

2024-05-23T11:13:39+00:00

If you've seen the film 'War Horse' you'll be familiar with the way horses were used in the First World War and The Suffolk Horse was used for pulling guns and heavy supply wagons. The breed is a true icon, always chesnut in colour (this is not a spelling mistake by the way, but the traditional Suffolk spelling of the word). In medieval times oxen were used for farm work. Over the centuries horses took over because a horse collar is more efficient than a yoke for pulling. By the early 1940s farm horses were starting to be replaced by tractors. ...