The breed's evolution has produced a hardy stock that thrives in the cold.
Canadian horses' value lies in their versatility.
Intelligence and easy personalities make these horses a pleasure to work with.
A full-grown Canadian horse weighs 1,000 pounds and stands five feet tall.
In the 17th century, King Louis XIV introduced these horses to North America.
Spacious stalls are home to content animals.
A long drink at the trough cools a hardworking horse.
The breed is prized for its liveliness, strength and bravery.
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