The American Brabant Standard
The Brabant is a working horse and thus above all else should be built and have a mind and temperament for work
The horses exact height and weight should be a secondary consideration
An easy keeper with a quite, willing disposition, making it an ideal breed for the small farmer interested in sustainable agriculture and sustainable forestry practices
Height: 15-17 hands
Weight: Appropriate to height 1800-2200 lbs
Color: Unlike the American Belgian the Brabant comes in 7 colors; Bay, Black (Rare), Bay Roan, Blue Roan, Strawberry Roan, Sorrel and occasionally Gray
Body Type: The modern Brabant has a deep close coupled body, optimally rectangular in shape, a massive neck, and a neat head, plenty of bone in the legs
Hooves: Hooves should be adequate to carry the size of the horse
Feathering: Varies widely but should have some to heavy feathering, feathering should not be in the extreme such as shires and gypsy horses
Registration: American Belgian Corporation but many horses are unregistered. The American Brabant Association acknowledges horses that are purebred and percentage.
Colors of Brabants
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