Freiberger, © E. Louesse. Freiberger (also known as Franches-Montagnes) is a draft horse from Switzerland. It's not as heavy as other European drafts but actually quite light and very versatile: it can be used as a draft, carriage horse and riding horse. They're usually chestnuts or bays and 150-160 cm at withers. Their ancestors were the local Jura horses which were crossed with TB's, Ardenners and other breeds. as mountain breed, it's very surefooted and tough.