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Both camels and horses are versatile animals, suitable for different tasks. However, they differ from each other in terms of speed, intelligence, cavalry, and fitness. Understanding these animals, however, can help humans to handle them better.
The thumb rule is that a grown up horse can comfortably carry around 20% of its body weight. That being said, the load-carrying capacity between a full grown horse, a mule, and a pony may vary. While a mule can carry 20-30% of its body weight, ponies may be weighed between 400 and 800 pounds.
You can ride a draft horse. Man used draft horses for pulling heavy weights and farming. It is because of their big body, patience and endurance. This characteristic makes them easy to train for riding. Draft horses may require more training for riding but they are very good companion to have.