The Ardennes horse, is one of the oldest of the draft breeds, its pedigree dating back to the pre-historic horses of Solutré, a Paleolithic site and escarpment outside the city of Maçon near the southern part of Burgundy in France.
Brabant, or Belgian Trekpaard, stallion Branco. Roans are quite common, as are solid colors. The Belgian Draft Horse of the US is more likely descended from the Flemish Horse and is flaxen chestnut in color. photo: Ton van der Weede.