Draft Horse Resources

White Percheron, Shields-Ethridge Farm, Jefferson, GA
Above: George Merrill drives a young Shire at Troika Drafts in Hebron, Maine. Photo by Vicki Schmidt.
Reference Materials
Visit our Bookstore for the most extensive collection of draft horse resources.
Estimate Your Equine’s Weight by Mari Lintin Leedy
How Should I Choose a Horse?
  by Jenifer Morrissey with many friends from the Front Porch
Working Horses
Driving Horses
Safe Horse Techniques
Horse Power For Natural Farming – series by Ken Laing
Ilustrations and Drawings
Mare and Foal
Additional Resources
JC Allen Archives
Above: Belgian team plowing.
Teams for Sale
Find and/or list a Horse, Oxen, Mule or Donkey Team for sale.
Image of farrier shoeing a draft horse

Information on trimming, clipping, repair, materials, shoes, stocks, and forge work.
Many articles about caring for your horse including nutrition,
breeding, disease, EPSM, and much more.
A place to spend time with others interested in draft animals, self-sufficient living,
small-scale family farming and other aspects of our rich rural heritage.
Home of the internet’s most extensive calendar listing of draft horse events
(frequently updated online)
An online listing of businesses that provide products and services to the draft animal
industry as well as small sustainable farming activities.
Harness information, including a full line of custom harness and related tack.
JC Allen Archives
Above: Phillip Odden gathers map with the help of his Fjord team.

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