Brabant Trekpaard, or Belgian Heavy Horse stallion, Gamin van de Lindehoef. Beloved in Belgium, the breed has probably been the most influential draft horse in developing other familiar draft breeds. photo: Ton van der Weede.
Quite frankly, I was terrified of the beast. My horse was dwarfed in comparison to this steed. He seemed to summon thunder itself when he stomped his hooves. The wind moved to his command as his nostrils flared and he swished his tail. He was a thing of power, the embodiment of nature.