The 2017 Draft Animal-Power Field Days will be held at the Cornish Fairgrounds in Cornish, NH on September 29th – October 1st.  

We are building a terrific line up of topics & presenters for the 2017 Draft Animal-Power Field Days.

Friday All Day Intensive Workshops

Friday Intensives run 9am – 4pm

These three workshops will give participants a chance to spend the whole day in a small group, learning from experienced teamsters and gaining some hands on experience.

3 Tracks:

Forest to Frame

Begin, Transition, and Grow Your Farm

Seed to Sale at Stephen Leslie’s Cedar Mountain Farm

The fee for these workshops also includes a weekend pass to the event. By pre-registration only.

Friday $60

Training Your Horses with Neal & Bekah Perry

The fee for working with the Perry is $100 per horse and $200 for a team

FRIDAY EVENING – A SQUARE DANCE WITH THE BOB BOYNTON SQUARE DANCE BAND  

Saturday Schedule

7 am Breakfast

8:30am – Noon     Morning Workshop Session

Noon Lunch Break

1:00-5:00pm Afternoon Workshop Session

5:30 ASHA and  DAPNet Annual Meetings

6:30pm       Dinner- RoundTable Discussion – Music by the Bonfire

All Day Build Your Own Stone Boat (Separate fee)

All Day Silent Benefit Auction

Sunday Schedule

7:00am – 8:00am                 The Teamsters’ Breakfast

8:30-9:30am         DAPNet Annual Meeting

9:00 -11:00:

  • A versatility Obstacle Course and Teamster Challenge with a prize for the best single and the best team of Horses, Ponies, Mules, and Oxen
  • Multiple Hitch Demonstration
  • Clean Up the Woods Operations

11:15 Live Benefit Auction with Phil Warren ending with auctioning the 10’ x14’ Timber Frame Building
11:30 Silent Benefit Auction Closes

12:00 Noon-Lunch and  Harness Raffle Chosen and Silent Auction Winners Chosen

1:30pm                Thank Yous & Farewells

2:00pm                Volunteer Clean Up – Everyone Welcome!

Registration Page