When most people think of draft horses
they think of the big Budweiser Clydesdales.
Pulled by a team of Belgian draft horses
, the HPHC-funded wagon seats 35 and carries visitors to Old Sturbridge Village's Freeman Farm, the blacksmith shop, and Mill Village, returning to the Center Village through an authentic 19th-century covered bridge.
The state fair is the time when the barns and arenas host the widest variety of events, from 4Hers and FFA in Barn 4 to a North American Six-Horse Hitch competition for draft horses
at the Performance Arena.
Most of the horses were draft horses
, because the large size of the farm horses compared with riding horses meant a much larger production of urine.
Business includes 5 custom made carriages, 3 draft horses
and everything to operate the business.
He regularly competes with his draft horses
in hitch competitions at the complex.
I grew up at the end of the last green energy era - solar energy powered our growing crops and dried the washing, but it was weak in winter and ceased under clouds and at night; wind energy pumped water, but only when the wind blew; draft horses
powered farm machinery, but they had to be fed whether they were working or not; wood gave us home heating and cooking, but it consumed energy to collect and chop it up; kids walked to school or rode bikes or ponies, and ladies took horse and trap.
Martin Clunes - Heavy Horse Power Thursday, STV, 9pm Two years ago, Martin Clunes added two Clydesdale draft horses
to the menagerie at his Dorset farm.
The salute was performed by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, using 80 Irish draft horses
to pull six First World War-era guns into position.
There were two sturdy draft horses
also made of dark, grog-laden clay, P-Pferd mil Stutze (P-Horse with Prop) and P-Pferd mit Gestell (P-Horse with Support Frame), both 2010.
Apps, a Wisconsin rural history author, presents a brief history of farming with draft horses
in this slim image filled volume.
Her points are thus made with both elegance and a lot of muscle--much like the draft horses