Shire horses are the world's largest horses. These giant horses can measure more than 2 metres in height! With a maximum weight of more than 1,200 kilograms and 1.78 metres at the withers, the calm Shire horse is the largest breed in the world. These horses are considered gentle giants because despite their height, they have a very calm temper. All of the Schleich figurines are meticulously hand-painted and equipped with the Schleich tag bearing the red S, symbol for highest quality and compliancy with all relevant safety regulations.