THE WORLD'S FOREMOST
HEAVY HORSE PUBLICATION
by Bruce A. Roy
Around 1750, Clydesdale breed records began, when John Paterson, a tenant farmer in Lancashire, Scotland; purchased a black Flemish stallion in England. It is said, the Duke of Hamilton had imported Flemish stallions from Flanders half a century earlier. However, reliable data are lacking. Bred to the native mares in Lancashire, Paterson's stallion proved himself a prepotent sire. His offspring were big horses, mostly colored brown and black. Nearly all had white markings on both their face and legs.
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