Top 10 Tallest Horses in The World

American Cream Draft: the 16.3 hands American Cream Draft was bred to pull heavyweight like loaded carts and machinery. This made the U.S.-originating American Cream Draft vital to the New World’s.

Australian Draught: is a cross-breed for the Suffolk Punch, Percheron, Shire, and Clydesdale. At up to 17.2 hands tall and almost 2,000 pounds, Australian Draughts are massive.

Belgian Draft:At up to 18 hands tall, the Belgian Draft is similar in size to the #5 tallest breed, the Suffolk Punch. Hailing from Belgium and originally called the Flanders Horse.

Clydesdale: is overall one of the largest horse breeds, considering both their height and weight. But these Scottish giants are more compact in height than the Shire. 

Jutland:These gentle but energetic giants are one of the biggest horses in the world at a typical height of 15 to 16.1 hands and weight of up to 1,760 pounds

Dutch Draft: measures up to 17 hands tall. It is one of the rarest but largest horses in the world, originating in ancient times from cross-breeding of Belgian Drafts and Ardennes.

 Percheron:up to an impressive 19 hands tall is the typical black or gray French Percheron horse. This was once the tallest breed in the world. But their common size and appearance changed.

Shire:Mammoth was born in England in 1846 and stood at 21.2-1/2 hands, over 7 feet 2.5 inches tall! That is more than 4 inches taller than the world’s biggest Clydesdale, Poe.

Suffolk Punch: originated in Suffolk, England sometime after the turn of the 16th century. Because of their impressive size at up to 18 hands tall, muscular legs, and dense bones.

Boulonnais: measures 15.1 to 17 hands tall, making it the 9th tallest breed. Originating from France, the Boulonnais dates back to at least 49 BC.