Fairwinds Farm Draft Horse Workshop
May 1-4 & May 22-25th

 Fairwinds Farm Draft Horse Workshops
Four-day workshop at Fairwinds Farm, Brattleboro, VT
Cost: $495 per person, $940 for two people from the same farm. Meals included.
FMI: (802)-254-9067 or email

Workshop participants working on their “Precision Ground Driving”. We also work on driving both 2 and 4 wheeled vehicles as well as safety issues, care and feeding, feet, harness, harnessing and hitching.  Come and tune up your driving or learn from the beginning.  We enjoy working with people who are interested in improving their ability to put the horse or the team “right where they need/want it to be”.  Come join us.

Fairwinds Farm will also be hosting a plowing and cultivation workshop on May 12th, 2018
Check out our events page for more details!

Ox Yolk Making: May 17th- May 20th

May 17th-May 20th: Ox Yoke Making
Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Rd. Loudon, NH 03307
Cost: $400, FMI: Tim Huppe (603)-568-7388

Sterling College: Introduction to Teamster Skills
June 10th- June 15th

Introduction to Teamster Skills
Instructors: Rick Thomas, Tim Huppe, John Smolinsky 
Cost: $1250.00


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The goal of the Draft Animal-Power Network is to provide year-round educational and networking opportunities, highlighting ongoing efforts of people throughout the region who are educating, mentoring and building community around animal-power and renewable land use.

Our mission:  Advancing the use of draft animals and promoting sustainable land stewardship to build community through education and networking.

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