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Draft Horse Resources

Do you need to register your horse?

  • Not required, but encouraged for breed preservation and tracking
  • May be required for certain shows/ events

Is there still a demand in today’s world?

  • Niche needs to be met- restricted areas, fuel prices rising forever, etc. 
  • Show industry keeping flashy public interest

Why should students learn these skills?

  • Skills not exclusive to draft animal settings
    • Intentionality in work
    • Time, land, resource management
    • Empathy, teamwork, mutual respect 
  • Preservation of traditional style of work
    • Preservation of individual abilities to sustain life
    • Decentralization, limits to commercialization/ consumerism