Hungarian Draught Horse




bay, grey, gold chestnut, black an fleabitten grey


ca. 150cm to 160cm, stallions mostly bigger


moderately severe head with mostly straight profile; short, very muscular neck; muscular, broad and deep body depth and good spring of ribs; strong, strong foundation; short sturdy limbs, strong joints with feathers solid hooves, big tail hair and forelock

Inner Values

frugal, hardworking, reliable, friendly temperament, tensile strength


tensile step, diligent trotting


draft horse, meat supplier for export


1883 three Ardenner stallions and mares were bought to establish a not so heavy draught horse. They used local working horses to mix with. Draught horse breeding was intensified in the 20ies becaus the decrease of breeding oxes needed a heavy and calm working horse. Because of the fact that Hungarian people don't eat horse meat and the big agricultural machines became more and more, they are now bred for the export meat.

Since 1854 it's recognized as an own breed.


We use cookies

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.