The Norman Cob is a tough, hardy animal with strength, stamina, and is nice to know. Even the heavier individuals show quality and are not ponderous or sluggish. Today, the Norman Cob is used as a light to medium draft horse, although the stockier ones are strong enough to perform heavy agricultural work. The breed is mainly used in its homeland, where it can be found working on farms. Stocky but not coarse, the Norman Cob is a quality draft horse of real cob, rather than heavy horse, build. It is also an attractive energetic mover. Norman Cob Horses stand about 15 to 16 hands high.