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Suffolk Punch Draft Horse
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Habitat This breed of horse is domesticated, and is traditionally bred for plowing.
Conservation Status STATE: Rare Breed FEDERAL: Rare Breed
Did You Know? This breed of horse has been used for plowing since the sixteenth century. They have a very stocky appearance that sometimes makes them look fat or pregnant to those unfamiliar with the breed – despite this, their shape makes them the perfect plow horse!