Origin of Clydesdaleafter Clydesdale, the valley of the River Clyde, where the breed originated
any of a breed of large, heavy draft horse, usually bay, brown, or black with areas of white on the face and shanks and with heavily feathered legs
A large powerful draft horse of a breed developed in the Clyde River valley of Scotland, having long white hair on the lower legs.
Named because they were bred in the valley of the Clyde in Scotland.
- Other horsebreeders' associations, all doing useful work in the interests of their respective breeds, are the Suffolk Horse Society, the Clydesdale Horse Society, the Yorkshire Coach Horse Society, the Cleveland Bay Horse Society, the Polo Pony Society, the Shetland Pony Stud Book Society, the Welsh Pony and Cob Society and the New Forest Pony Association.
- The Commercial, the Union and the Clydesdale banks are in George Street, the National.
- Coal-mines are worked in various districts in the north near the Vaal, notably at Vierfontein, and at Clydesdale, which lies a few miles south of Vereeniging.
- North British or Caledonian railway or both, are Bothwell Park, Carfin, Chapelhall, Bellshill (pop. 8786), Holytown, Mossend, Newarthill,Uddingston (pop. 7463), Clydesdale, Hamilton Palace, Colliery Rows and Tennochside.
- But increasing extent in the North-West Provinces, the breeds being mainly the Clydesdale and the Shire.