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Belgian Draft Horse Gives Birth to Beautiful Rare Twin Foals

Belgian Draft Horse Gives Birth to Beautiful Rare Twin Foals

In the horse world, giving birth to twins is very rare. It is even more uncommon to see a draft horse give birth to healthy twins.

However, despite the odds, this beautiful black Belgian mare gave birth to two adorable black foals.

The tiny twins, named Lisa and Fien, defied the odds and were born healthy and happy.

In the heartwarming video, Fien and Lisa can be seen cheerfully playing alongside their mother at just four days old. They are full of life and joy as they frolic in the pasture with their proud mom.

True to their kind nature, the mother and her babies are all gentle with the young girl who visits them. They appear to enjoy the affection of their young friend.

About Belgian Draft Horses

Belgian Draft horses are one of the most popular draft breeds in the world. They have strong, powerful bodies and gentle temperaments, making them great horses to work with.

Belgians stand around 16.2-17 hands tall and weigh between 1,800-2,200 pounds. They are one of the largest horse breeds in the world.

The world record for the largest horse belonged to a Belgian named Big Jake who was 20 hands 2.75 inches and 2,500 pounds.

Belgian mare gives birth to rare twin foals

They are a popular breed for draft work including logging, plowing, and pulling hitches.

Belgians are also popular show horses, competing in driving, in-hand, and even under saddle.

Belgian horses were first formally bred in Belgium in the 17th century. They then later arrived in America in the late 1800s. The breed quickly became a popular choice among farmers.

Belgian draft mare and her twin foals

Belgian Draft horses are most commonly bay, black, chestnut, or some variation of roan.

In America, Belgians are chestnut with flaxen manes and tails. They also have feathering on their legs as well.

Be sure to check out the video of the adorable Belgian mare and her twin foal down below.