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. The biggest Shire horse ever measured was a gelding standing 2.19 metres high. These horses are considered gentle giants because despite their height, they have a very calm temper. Schleich manufacture amazingly wonderful accurate models of all sorts of animals, including this Shire Stallion model. This Schleich Shire Stallion has been beautifully hand painted to give wonderful role play to children and also makes a great collectors item for the nature enthusiast.