Long before the invention of the motorized truck and farm tractor, the Percheron draft horse provided the power to build and feed our nation. This noble horse now provides the power, substance, beauty, and style as America’s work and recreation horse for the twenty first century. This horse weathervane is located on theÂ Percheron Horse Association of America building in Fredericktown, Ohio.
The breed derives its name from the place that served as its cradle. Le Perche is an old province about 53 by 66 miles located some 50 miles southwest of Paris.