A Horse-Story in the Making

2020-12-18T19:41:00+00:00320 Guest Ranch Blog, 320 Guest Ranch History, 320 Ranch Sleigh Rides, Draft Horses, Percherons|

Being that it’s the season for sleigh rides at 320 Ranch, we thought we’d write up a little something about our Draft Horses.  After all, without them, there would be no sleigh rides! So, credit must be given where credit is due.  Lesser known than their Clydesdale cousins (most often referred to as the “Budweiser Horses”), our hearty horses are Percherons, a sub-breed of the Draft Horse family. This French breed is a rather mysterious one in terms of its origin.  According to the International Museum of the Horse, the French kept scant records of this breed’s history.  With the exception of [...]