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Priefert's Texas Thunder Percheron Draft Horse Hitch

texasthunder.jpgDo you hear the Thunder??? The ground will rumble with Texas Thunder rolling across the country. This spectacular team of black Percheron Draft horses will be making unforgettable appearances that you don't want to miss. Priefert wants to share a bit of history with you by bringing their spectacular Draft Horse hitch all the way from Mt. Pleasant, Texas. These massive horses originated in France and have been used as workhorses in the US for generations. Each horse weighs an average of 2200 pounds and stands an average of 18.2 hands.

Jason Goodman, the Texas Thunder driver, has been working with draft horses most of his life. Jason began driving as a child to feed his family's livestock. He has driven the Priefert Hitch for audiences at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the World Percheron Congress, the Quarter Horse Congress, the International Rolex Competition, as well as many PRCA Rodeo events, major horse fairs, and parades all across the United States.

Priefert Manufacturing started in 1964 with Marvin Priefert producing and selling his specially designed head gate. His son Bill carries on Marvin's vision with tradition ensured as Bill's sons, the third generation, enter the business. What began as a one-man operation now employs over 550 people with both domestic and international markets. The product line has grown to include ranch, rodeo and fencing equipment to make any rancher, farmer or rural life enthusiastsí life easier. Priefert Manufacturing is known as a leader for quality and craftsmanship in the ranch and rodeo equipment industry.

Texas Thunder is scheduled to appear at PRCA rodeos, horse expos and special events all across the country. To make this travel possible, Priefert has two custom designed 18-wheelers. The beautifully marked trailers are hard to miss. So watch for the storm and listen for the rumble as Texas Thunder rolls into town.