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post #1 of 18 Old 06-16-2013, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
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Draft horse racing

Just thought all Draft-lovers would enjoy this!
Have you ever seen Drafters RACING???? Here's the Shire's Maiden Stakes ->


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCLK...ayer_embedded#!
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post #2 of 18 Old 06-16-2013, 07:33 PM
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Pretty cool, tho

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post #3 of 18 Old 06-16-2013, 07:35 PM
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how cute!
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post #4 of 18 Old 06-16-2013, 07:37 PM
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Awesome! Geeze, they're so graceful when they're running! It kinda looks like slow-motion!

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post #5 of 18 Old 06-16-2013, 07:42 PM
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That was neat!

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I love how it looked like some of them were on a stroll, and others were practically practicing levitation xD and they were so CALM before and after the race!

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My drafties wouldn't win a race in a million years.....lol.
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I wonder what it takes to get a heavy horse like tthat to really GO@! it looked like the jockeys were really working hard.
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My drafties wouldn't win a race in a million years.....lol.
put food on the finish line,they might get motivated lol ;)

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post #10 of 18 Old 06-16-2013, 09:10 PM
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Wow that was cool! Thanks for sharing! I love to watch draft horses run xD when my belgian runs around he looks like a foal with his little tail and ganly legs :3

The race reminds me a bit if the ban-ei races in japan, except those drafts pull weighted sleighs, not riders :P
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