The Clydesdale is a breed of draught horse derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, Scotland, and named after that region. Although originally one of the smaller breeds of draught horses, it is now a tall breed. Often bay in color, they show significant white markings due to the presence of sabino genetics. The breed was originally used for agriculture and haulage, and is still used for draught purposes today. The Budweiser Clydesdales are some of the most famous Clydesdales, and other members of the breed are used as drum horses by the British Household Cavalry. They have also been used to create and improve other draught breeds.
The breed was developed from Flemish stallions imported to Scotland and crossed with local mares. The first recorded use of the name "Clydesdale" for the breed was in 1826, and by 1830 a system of hiring stallions had begun that resulted in the spread of Clydesdale horses throughout Scotland and into northern England. The first breed registry was formed in 1877. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, thousands of Clydesdales were exported from Scotland and sent throughout the world, including to Australia and New Zealand, where they became known as "the breed that built Australia". However, during World War I population numbers began to decline due to increasing mechanization and war conscription. This decline continued, and by the 1970s, the Rare Breeds Survival Trust considered the breed vulnerable to extinction. Population numbers have increased slightly in the intervening time, but they are still thought to be vulnerable.
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Clydesdales are America’s favorite horses because they are gentle giants and we've come to love them through the adorable and touching Budweiser Beer advertising! If you love Clydesdales check out our collection of these beautiful horse figurines made by Collecta Icon horses, Schleich horses and Wild Safari Winners Circle horses. All of the Clydesdales are hand painted and durable enough to withstand a lot of horse play too!
The CollectA Clydesdale Foal Bay Horse figurine product code 88625 is posed in a walking position and her little tail is windswept to the left. Her feathers are full for her age and she measures 4.1 inches in length and 3.7 inches tall.
CollectA Clydesdale Foal Black Sabino Roan Horse Toy Model product code 88626 is posed in a walking position with both of her ears perked forward. She measures 4.1 inches in length and 3.7 inches tall.
CollectA Icon Clydesdale Mare Bay Figurine product code 88390 is in a walking position and has beautifully full feathers. This Clydesdale mare measures 5.9 inches in length and 3.7 inches tall.
CollectA Icon Clydesdale Mare Grey Horse Figurine product code 88389 is
in a walking position and her eyes are highlighted with darker grey tones
and at the tip of her mouth she has a soft pink spot. The hand painting of
this model horse is stunning and so life like! She measures 5.9 inches in
length and 3.7 inches tall.
CollectA Clydesdale Stallion Black Sabino Roan Horse product code 88620 is hand painted and the details of this horse figurine shows his muscles off as he canters along, his mane is flying through the wind. The Clydesdale stallion has a little white patch on his stomach and measures 7.7 inches length and 4.9 inches tall.
CollectA Clydesdale Bay Stallion Horse figurine product code 88621 shows how powerful and graceful this stallion is in this wonderful horse model. The details of his muscles, veins and movement are spectacular! This Clydesdale model is super sturdy for a lot of horse play. The Collecta Bay Clydesdale Stallion measures 7.7 inches length and 4.9 inches tall and has four white socks, bay body with black mane, tail and forelock.
Schleich Clydesdale Foal product code 13671 is so adorable. She has four white socks, muzzle and blaze. Her short little tail is also white. She is in a standing position with her ears perked forward. She measures approximately 3 inches long and 3 inches tall. Schleich horses are recommended for ages 4 and up.
Schleich Clydesdale Bay Gelding Horse figurine product code 13670 features four white socks, muzzle and blaze. He is in standing position and has a black mane, forelock and tail. All of Schleich horses have silver horseshoes on their hooves. Schleich draft horse models are hand painted and have fantastic details true to the breed of the horse. Schleich Clydesdale Bay Gelding measures approximately 5 inches tall and 4.5 inches long.
Wild Safari Winners Circle horses are hand painted and within this line they offer three Clydesdale models. The first one is Wild Safari Winners Circle Clydesdale Bay Foal figurine product code 151405. This cute foal has four white socks, muzzle and blaze. Her main, forelock and tail are black and her body color is a rich bay color. All Safari toys are phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested to safeguard your child’s health. Safari horses are recommended for ages 3 and up. This Clydesdale bay foal measures 3.5 inches in length and stands 3.25 inches tall.
Wild Safari Winners Circle Bay Clydesdale Mare figurine product code 151205 has a black mane, forelock and tail and her coat is a rich deep bay. Her four white socks are full with horse feathers. She is in the walking position and her ears are perked forward. Safari horses creates award winning miniature equine collectibles that are professionally sculpted and expertly hand painted to ensure horse breeds authenticity. Each Winners Circle horse replica includes interesting facts about the horse breed represented. This bay Clydesdale mare measures six inches long and stands 4.5 inches tall.
Wild Safari Winners Circle Bay Clydesdale Stallion Horse product code 157805 features a beautiful Clydesdale Stallion that has four white socks with lots of horse feathers, a black mane, forelock and tail in the standing position. This stallion measures 5.25 inches in length and stands 4.25 inches tall.
Safari Horses Toob product code 69560 features little horses in many different breed. Safari Ltd Horse Toob is a collection of individually hand painted miniature horse replicas featuring vibrant colors, fine, professional sculpting, and accurate detail on all of the horses. They feature a reusable acetate tube that snaps open and closed for easy storage. The tube also has a spinning globe on its cap. They are perfect for educational projects, traveling, collecting, and imaginative play. The Horses TOOB contains a Tennessee Walking Horse, Bay Horse, Trakehner, Clydesdale Mare, Appaloosa, Barb, Clydesdale Stallion, Chestnut Horse, White Stallion, Haflinger, Jutland Heavy, and Friesian. This set is a great way to introduce the many breeds of horses. A lot of pony club members purchase this affordable horse gift set. The storage tube measures 1.5 inches wide x 13 inches long and is 1.5 inches deep. The miniature horses measure 1.5 inches to 3 inches.
Clydesdale horse coin bank product code PB204 is a soft chubby Clydesdale piggy bank for kids to store their monies. This cute horse piggy bank features a slot in the top for easy deposits and a handy plug on the horses tummy.
Clydesdale Horse Wall Decal product code 69-00959. This beautiful Clydesdale will be the focal point of the room for sure. It's so much easier to put up than wallpaper because you just peel it off the sheet and stick it on the wall. You can move it and reuse it anytime and it won't damage your wall. It goes up in just minutes too. This horse wall decal is a life-size image that you stick on any smooth surface. These horse wall decals are way better, bigger and tougher than a poster or sticker. This real big Horse Wall Graphic is a high definition image made of tough high-grade vinyl that's tear and fade resistant, so you can be assured your eye catching horse will stay strong. If you need to relocate your horse sticker don't worry it uses a low-tack adhesive that can be moved and reused without any damage to your walls. The Clydesdale horse wall sticker measures four feet, 1 inch in length by six feet 6 inches in height.