An unusual breed! The Brabant draft horse is the foundation horse for the American Belgian. Until about 1940, the Brabant and the American Belgian were essentially the same horse. After World War II the Brabant was bred in Europe to be thicker bodied and more drafty, with heavy feathering on the legs, while in the United States the Belgian was bred to be taller, lighter bodied and clean legged.

After World War II the Brabant was bred in Europe to be thicker bodied and more drafty, with heavy feathering on the legs, while in the United States the Belgian was bred to be taller, lighter bodied and clean legged.

Castle de Haar

The 8 most impressive castles in the Netherlands

Castle de Haar De Haar Castle is the largest and most luxurious castle of the Netherlands and is located near Haarzuilens in Utrecht.

Boerenkool met worst - Dutch food in winter   Kale, potatoes, bacon pieces, with a sausage.

Boerenkool met worst - Dutch food in winter Kale, potatoes, bacon pieces, with a sausage. I make this but never learned to put bacon in it. It is delicious with pan grilled onions!

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