dutch draft horses stand about 17 hands high.
The dutch draft is certainly one of the heaviest breeds for its height, in the world. For massive strength and moving heavy loads, it is an excellent choice, and it is still a popular workhorse, particularity with breweries. The dutch draft is a docile,willing horse; despite being truly massive, it is surprisingly active in its gaits. It can start work young and works on into its twenties. It is particularly known for its excellent fertility, toughness, strength and intelligence.