Scientific Classification

Clydesdale

Scientific Classification

Class - Mammalia


Order - Perissodactyla

  1. This order is comprised of odd-toed hoofed mammals including horses, rhinos, and tapirs. In past geologic times its members were made more numerous and widespread than they are today.

Family - Equidae

  1. This family contains seven species including horses, zebras, and wild asses.

Genus, Species - Equus Caballus

  1. There are at least 111 recognized breeds of domesticated horses including thoroughbreds, Suffolks, quarterhorses, Arabians, and Clydesdales.