The Cleveland Bay horse is one of the oldest breeds indigenous to Britain. Originally called the Chapman horse for the traveling salesman whose wagons they pulled, Clevelands were expected to work all week in the fields and then be driven to Church on Sunday, or ridden in the hunt without any special needs.

By the Middle of the 18th century the Cleveland Bay was improved by crossing Thoroughbred blood and soon became popular in the United states.

The breed is characterized by it's stamina, calm temperament, and soundness.

Standing at approximately 16 1/2 hands, and bay in color. Today, Cleveland Bays excel in driving, dressage, and hunter/jumper competitons. When crossed with Thoroughbred blood they produce the ultimate Sport Horse.

Warning . . . When meeting a Cleveland Bay for the first time . . . You will fall in love with this beautiful, sweet, talented, breed of horse.

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