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Clydesdales are probably best known as the spokeshorses for Budweiser beer. The Budweiser Clydesdale Team is a select group of highly trained horses. Budweiser is rightfully proud of their team and devotes part of their website to them (see here). They have been in television commercials for years. For example:

Budweiser Clydesdale Commercials
YouTube playlist of all videos below is also here.
1967 "Here Comes the King," Original Budweiser Clydesdales commercial
1975 "Clydesdale Foal"
1976 "How'd you like to ride with..."
1986 "Strength, Pride, Tradition..."
1987 "Holiday Greetings from Budweiser"
1988 "One beer lives up to all this"
1992 "Fresh, pure, natural..."
1995 "Wild Horses"
1996 CLIO Win "Real horseplay"
1999 part 1 "Separated at birth"
1999 part 2 "When nature thirsts"
2000 part 1 "Next generation"
2000 part 2 "Carriage Driver Test"
2001 part 1 "Holiday Greetings"
2001 part 2 CLIO Win "Mouse, Payback Cowboy"
2001 9/11 Tribute "Respect"
2002 part 1 "Christmas Lights"
2002 part 2 "Coin Toss"
2003 part 1 "Replay..."
2003 part 2 "Donkey"
2004 part 1 "Homer and Kitty"
2004 part 2 "Great Speed..."
2005 part 1 "Streaker"
2005 part 2 "Snowballs"
2005 Part 3 "Horsepower"
2005 Part 4 "Donkey Part 2"
2006 "I won't tell..."
2007 Part 1 "Fake Dalmatian"
2007 Part 2 Eagles
2008 Superbowl Hank
2008 Memorial Day Tribute
2009 Part 1 Generations - "Oats"
2009 Part 2 "Daisy" - Circus Horse
2009 Part 3 "Fetch"
2010 "Nothing between friends..."
Other Budweiser Clydesdale Videos
Budweiser Clydesdales Background
Bud Clyde Commercials Background
Sidestep (Amazing!)
Bud Lite "NOT" A Clyde (Funny!)

We have two full Clydesdales (Rose and Belle) and one older 1/2 Clydesdale, 1/2 Thoroughbred mix (Ruby).

The full Clydes are from Monarch Clydesdales in Baltic, Ohio. We use them mainly to drive -- pull a cart or a sleigh. Rose likes to run and play. Belle is fond of standing still and eating. Coming Soon! The story of Belle and the Eggs.

Ruby is a dressage horse from Valley Watch Farm in Johnstown, OH. Ruby is Sally's riding horse.

Clydesdales are draft horses -- generally larger horses used for work such as pulling. Drafts tend to be big, kind, gentle giants.

There are few draft horse clubs near us:
      The Western NY Draft Horse and Pony Club
      Eastern Regional Draft Horse Association (Upstate NY Branch)

There is also a national breeders organization:
      Clydesdale Breeders of the U.S.A.

We are not planning on breeding at this time.