These breeds fed colonists, transported pioneers, helped with the chores on farms and ranches, and altered entire industries.
If you have a flock or herd that you have to manage on a regular basis, adding a canine partner may be a big help.
Acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to choose and purchase a draft team, and then learn to work them in the field, woodlot, or market garden.
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Heavy Horses is probably one of the most comprehensive yet beginner-friendly draft horse resources on the web.
Is your dog an athlete? It takes a little extra care to bring a dog to this level of performance. This book will walk you through the process.
A collection of short tales about trail horse Zorro and his training. Readers will learn about DeMuth’s efforts to implement natural care and riding methods with her horses.
Too many family ranches these days are supported by a spouse’s off-ranch income. But this book by Cody Holmes proves that it doesn’t have to be this way!
For truly small farms, these draft animals can be quite useful, transporting tools, produce, firewood, small children, and more.
You may be wondering if you can really have it all. After all, weren’t modern livestock breeds specialized for a reason? Let’s find out.