The idea of hitching together standard eight-mule and 12-mule teams into a single 100-foot-long 20-mule team - actually 18 mules and two draft horses
- came from the local superintendent, J.
We had wanted to get draft horses
for quite a while and we were getting a publication called The Small Farmers Journal (see their ad on page 9) which is all about small farms and working them mainly with horses.
The great majority of Venable's draft horses
are Belgians, because he thinks they are a little more forgiving of mistakes made by tourists, who come from all over the world to vacation in America's premiere national park.
Those seeking something stronger can watch sturdy teams of draft horses
pull weighted sleds, or the local edition of the World Professional Arm-wrestling Championships.
Here at Muddy Boots Farm, we use draft horses
to do some of the work for us.
Duke is the newest of the 15 draft horses
that pull the carts, trolleys and parade floats through the most crowded streets in the world--inside Disneyland Park, in Anaheim, Calf.
There are the herbal remedies, the team of Percheron draft horses
, the buffalo blanket and the spinning wheel.
He's a second-generation horseman who raises big Belgian draft horses
and conducts clinics to teach people how to handle horses:
Years when I was desperate for a grain feeder that I could leave out in the pasture for my draft horses
, I came up with this tub feeder idea.
Because plane tickets for their Vladimirski draft horses
would have cost $5,000 each, they they sold their old team and bought Belgians, a mare named Jane and a gelding named Andy, from Amish farmers in Pennsylvania.
Indiscriminate breeding occurs in all types of animals, but probably less in draft horses
due to size and expense.
Were you aware that over 180,000 horses, most of which were perfectly sound, usable saddle and draft horses
, were sent to slaughter in 1993 for purposes of human consumption alone, not to mention all of those which were slaughtered for pet food and other animal by-products?