Suffolk Punch Horse Breed Profile

History Of The Suffolk Punch Horse

The Suffolk Punch horse was used in the country of Suffolk for agricultural work and as a draught horse. It was also used in pulling contests. All Suffolk Punch horses can be traced back to a single stallion named Crisp's Horse foaled in 1760. The British Suffolk Horse Society was formed in 1877 and today they are mainly used for show and pulling brewery drays.

Height Of The Suffolk Punch Horse

The Suffolk Punch horse stands 15.2 to 16.2 hh.

Colour Of The Suffolk Punch Horse

The Suffolk Punch horse is varying shades of chestnut.

Breed Characteristics Of The Suffolk Punch Horse

Suffolk Punch horses have a broad head, thick neck, short muscular body and short clean legs. They have a well balanced trot with good action and are hardy.

Temperament Of The Suffolk Punch Horse

The Suffolk Punch horse is docile, active and gentle.

Uses Of The Suffolk Punch Horse

The Suffolk Punch is used as a draught horse and show horse.

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