Standing in the field, this giant Belgian draft horse looks heavy and unwieldy, but when he begins to run, his large body proves to be surprisingly speedy and graceful.
While Belgium Draft Horse tails are typically long and thick, the horse featured in the video below has a docked tail. This means that the owner or breeder amputated some of the tail.
The typical adult Belgian Draft Horse can weigh in at more than 2,000 pounds. They are among the largest horses in the world.
The modern Belgian Draft varies by region. In Europe, the horses are shorter and thicker. American breeders prefer taller, more muscular horses. This breed of horse ranges from grey to chestnut and black.