From the Thoroughbred to the miniature donkey and beyond, here are some of the top breeds from our Horse & Donkey Breeds guide.
“Fitting the Collar” is a handy online video that explains the subject well. A must for current or future draft horse owners.
The primary goal of organic no-till is essentially the same as that of conventional no-till—to protect soil from erosion.
These books may pique your interest and give you some insight into the old-fashioned art of making harness.
Acquire the knowledge necessary to choose and purchase draft animals, and then learn to work them in the field, woodlot, or market garden.
Heavy Horses is probably one of the most comprehensive yet beginner-friendly draft horse resources on the web.
For truly small farms, these draft animals can be quite useful in their own way, transporting tools, produce, firewood, small children, or whatever else is required.
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.
Are draft animals outdated? Definitely not, fans of animal power would be happy to tell you.
Donkeys are well suited to work on smaller farms. Even a miniature donkey can pull a small cart of vegetables or firewood.