Is the Clydesdale the biggest horse breed in the world?

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Is the Clydesdale the biggest horse breed in the world?

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Currently the world record for the biggest horse is held by a Shire horse, Sampson who stood at 220cm at his withers and weighed 1524kg.

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No, the Clydesdaleis not the biggest horse breed in the world, either in terms of height or weight. The average Australian Clydesdale stallion stands around 17 – 17.2 hands tall. Many Shire horses stand over 19 hands high and their weight averages at well over a tonne.