The World's 15 Largest Horse Breeds 

Horses have been domesticated for thousands of years and there are countless breeds and variations across the species.Let’s explore some of these huge beasts in this article.

What is the largest breeds of horses?

Horses have been domesticated for thousands of years and there are countless breeds and variations across the species.

Largest Breeds Used For Riding

While large horse breeds are most often originally bred for farm work, many large horse breeds have good dispositions that make them suitable for riding.

Let's look at 15 breeds from around the world

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Shire Horse

The Shire horse is the largest horse breed in the world. They make other horses look like dwarfs.

Clydesdale Horse

The Clydesdale horse is a handsome, strong horse breed popularized by the iconic Budweiser commercials.

Percheron Horse

Characterized by its elegance, the Percheron horse is a draft horse breed popular for show. They can be as tall as 16 to 18 hands, with a strong and large frame.

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