DAPNet Events Planned for 2018

September 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2018
DAPNet Annual Gathering and Reber Rock Plow Days
In collaboration with The Essex Farm Institute

Reber Rock Farm  at 1699 Jersey Street, Essex NY 12936

Plowing, Fitting, and Planting all three days – bring your animals, your plow, and join us helping Nathan and Racey fall seeding several acres on their farm. Practice your teamster skills on one of Tom Jenkins’ obstacle courses. Get some of this year’s question answered at the workshops while hanging out with the DAPNet community. On Friday night, enjoy the music of Plowman’s Lunch.. Saturday night is the Obstacle Course with prizes. Sunday morning  is the DAPNet Annual Meeting with our plans for 2019.

Join us with or without animals!

Admission is $20 pp with children under 14 free.
Free camping is available. There are no RV hookups.
GOOD food will be available.
Please leave your dogs at home.

Registration at https:www.draftanimalpower.org/2018AG    

More info to come soon on the weekend workshop schedule.

Questions specific to the plowing itself, contact Nathan Henderson at  NATHAN@REBERROCKFARM.COM OR 5185738713

For more info on DAPNet:  https://www.draftanimalpower.org/

For More Info on Reber Rock Farm: https://www.reberrockfarm.com/

For more info on The Essex Farm Institute: https://www.essexfarminstitute.org
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Autumn 2018.
HORSE LOGGING AND AGROFORESTRY WORKSHOP.

At Glynwood Farms in the Hudson Valley NY.  Two days of a forestry service project improving woodlots and creating shaded pastures.  This weekend will also offer intensive training in woodlot management with horses, teamster training, and a whole lot more.  Stay tuned next spring for dates and more details.

               FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT THE DAPNET WEBSITE

              www.draftanimalpower.org  or email dapnetinfo@gmail.com

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Draft Animal Focused Events in the Community

If you would like to have your working draft-animal focused event listed,  please send the info to dapnetinfo@gmail.com

Please check with the organizations putting on the events in case of changes, cancellations, etc. 

Draft Animal Powered Events 2018

January

January 14th: Green Mountain Draft Horse Association Annual Meeting
Shelburne Farms, Ed Center, Shelburne VT
Member’s Auction starts at 11am. All proceeds benefit GMDHA.
FMI: Jean Cross (802)-377-2259

January 16th-January 17th: PA Draft Horse Sale & Harness Sale, Gap, Pennsylvania
FMI: Dale Stoltzfus (717)-940-4412, Email logcab7@ptd.net

January 17th: Winter Lecture Series: Equine Laminitis
Presented by Twin Pines Equine Veterinary Services, LLP
The Canteen at VFW Post, Jewett City, CT @ 6:30 PM
FREE event, please RSVP
FMI: e-mail office@twinpinesequine.com

January 21st: Hudson Valley Draft Horse Association
Driving Class, Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY
Cost will be $75.00 for the entire session + $15 membership fee + book cost.
FMI: Call Robin: 845 294-9016 or email dmjure33@frontiernet.net

January 27th: NYSDHC Meeting Lafayette VFW
Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm.
Sale Committee Meeting @ 6:30 pm
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY, 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com

January 31st: Winter Lecture Series: Equine Insurance
Presented by Twin Pines Equine Veterinary Services, LLP
The Canteen at VFW Post, Jewett City, CT @ 6:30 PM
FREE event, please RSVP
FMI: e-mail office@twinpinesequine.com

February

February 3rd-February 4th: Horse Drawn Mower Rendezvous
Reber Rock Farm, Essex NY
FMI: Donn Hewes (607)-849-4442

February 17th: NYSDHC Meeting Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm
* More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com

February 18th: Hudson Valley Draft Horse Association
Driving Class, Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY
Cost will be $75.00 for the entire session + $15 membership fee + book cost.
FMI: Call Robin: 845 294-9016 or email dmjure33@frontiernet.net

February 21st: Winter Lecture Series: Common Equine Medications & Their Effects
Presented by Twin Pines Equine Veterinary Services, LLP
The Canteen at VFW Post, Jewitt City, CT @ 6:30 PM
FREE event, please RSVP
FMI: e-mail office@twinpinesequine.com

March

March 13th-14th: Keystone Draft Horse Sale
Centre County Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall, PA
FMI: Amos Beiler (717)-989-8260 e-mail mountjoyacres@gmail.com

March 18th: Hudson Valley Draft Horse Association
Driving Class, Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY
Cost will be $75.00 for the entire session + $15 membership fee + book cost.
FMI: Call Robin (845)-294-9016 or email dmjure33@frontiernet.net

March 24th: NYSDHC Meeting Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm
* More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com

April

April (?): NYSDHC Novice & Youth Clinic, Morrisville College
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com

April 7th: Mohawk Valley Draft Horse, Tack & Machinery Auction
Location TBD
FMI: Robert Detweiler Jr. (315)-858-0023

April 10th-13th: Fairwinds Farm Draft Horse Workshop
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 fairwinds@fairwindsfarm.org
http://www.fairwindsfarm.org/workshop-schedule.html 

April 21st: NYSDHC Meeting Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com

April 21st: Plow Day at Blue Slope Farm
10 A.M. at 138 Blue Hill Rd. Franklin, CT
Bring your horses to plow one of Blue Slope’s fields!
No cost: Coggins and rabies required
FMI: Beth Holland at erapson@vt.edu (Eastern CT Draft Horse)

April 21st-April 22nd: Oxen Basics for the Teamster & Team
Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Rd. Loudon, NH 03307
Cost: $300, FMI: Tim Huppe (603)-568-7388

April 21st & April 22nd: Spring Beginner Driving Clinic
Green Mountain Draft Horse Association, Shelburne Farm, Shelburne VT
Cost: $130 for members, $145 non-members includes 1 year membership
Saturday $75 for members, $90 non-members. Sunday $70 for members, $85 non-members.
FMI: email jean@greenmountaindraft.org (802)377-2259

April 26th-April 28th: Tri-State Horse and Mule Sale, Abingdon, NY
FMI: Ray Raber (331)275-2877
http://www.tri-statehorsemulesale.com

April 28th: Hudson Valley Draft Horse Association
Driving Class, Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY
Cost: $75 for the entire session + $15 membership fee + book cost.
FMI: Call Robin (845)-294-9016 or email dmjure33@frontiernet.net

April 29th: Spring Plow Day
Saunderskill Farm, 5100 Rt. 209, Accord, NY 12404
FMI: Call Robin (845)-294-9016 or email dmjure33@frontiernet.net

May

May 1st-4th: Fairwinds Farm Draft Horse Workshop
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 fairwinds@fairwindsfarm.org
http://www.fairwindsfarm.org/workshop-schedule.html

May 5th, 2018
Green Mountain Draft Horse Association
Horse, Tack, & Equipment Sale
RT 17, New Haven, Vermont
For more information call Rose Ann Lombard
at 802-425-2824
email: rlombard@gmavt.net


May 12th:
Fairwinds Farm Plowing and Cultivating with Horses
One-day intensive workshop at Fairwinds Farm, Brattleboro, VT
Cost: $125 per person, lunch included.
FMI: (802)-254-9067 or email fairwinds@fairwindsfarm.org
http://www.fairwindsfarm.org/workshop-schedule.html 

May 19th: NYSDHC Meeting Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com


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


May 22nd-25th:
Fairwinds Farm Draft Horse Workshop
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 fairwinds@fairwindsfarm.org
http://www.fairwindsfarm.org/workshop-schedule.html

June

June 2nd-June 3rd: Working Cattle on the Farm & in the Garden
Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Rd. Loudon, NH 03307
Cost: $300, FMI: Tim Huppe (603)-568-7388

June 2nd- 3rd: NYSDHC Brookfield Trail Drive, Moscow Road Brookfield, NY
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com

June 8th-9th: Fairwinds Farm Mowing with Horses Workshop
1.5 day intensive workshop at Fairwinds Farm, Brattleboro, VT
Cost: $175 per person. Supper, breakfast & lunch provided.
FMI: (802)-254-9067 or email fairwinds@fairwindsfarm.org
http://www.fairwindsfarm.org/workshop-schedule.html 

June 10th- June 15th: Introduction to Teamster Skills
Instructors: Rick Thomas, Tim Huppe, John Smolinsky
Cost: $1250.00
For more information or to register, visit:
 https://sterlingcollege.edu/course/teamster-skills-working-horses-cattle/

June 16th: NYSDHC Meeting Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com


June 22-24:
Midwest Ox Drovers Assoc.
Annual gathering at Tillers International,  Scott, MI


June 29th-June 30th:
Annual Horse Progress Days, Clare, MI
FMI: Dale Stoltzfus (717)-940-4412 email logcab7@ptd.net
http://www.horseprogressdays.com

July

July 15th: ECDHA Draft Horse Show at the North Stonington Fair
Show starts at 10am, registration 9am.
Judged cart and wagon class, obstacle courses.
No fee, prizes awarded to 1st-6th place
FMI: Beth Holland at erapson@vt.edu or Nita Kincaid at windstonenita@scbglobal.net


July 21st:
Rodale Institute Annual Field Day
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
FMI: Maria Pop (610)683-1481, Email maria.pop@rodaleinstitute.org


July 31st-August 5th:
Ulster County Fair, New Paltz, NY
Draft Horses in the horse barn and competitions in the horse ring.
Admission $15. July 31st: $40 per car, maximum 8 people per car.
FMI: (845)-255-1380 email
ulstercountyfair@hvc.rr.com  
http://ulstercountyfair.com/fair-info/


August

August 4th: NYSDHC Wheat Harvest, 920 State Route 34B, King Ferry, New York 13081
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com 

August 7-9th: NYSDHC Empire Farm Days (volunteers needed)
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com 

July 31st-August 5th:
Ulster County Fair, New Paltz, NY
Draft Horses in the horse barn and competitions in the horse ring.
Admission $15. July 31st: $40 per car, maximum 8 people per car.
FMI: (845)-255-1380 email ulstercountyfair@hvc.rr.com
http://ulstercountyfair.com/fair-info/ 

August 28 – Sept 2nd: New York State Fair Draft Horse Show, Syracuse Fairgrounds,
Syracuse, NY (volunteers needed)

September

September 13th-September 16th: Ox Yoke Making
Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Rd. Loudon, NH 03307
Cost: $400, FMI: Tim Huppe (603)-568-7388

September 15th: NYSDHC Meeting Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com  

September 16th: NYSDHC Corn Harvest
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com  

Adirondack Rural Skills & Homesteading Festival
September 22-23rd, 2018
The festivities take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$5/person or $10/carload. Free with valid Paul Smith’s College ID.
bmcleod@paulsmiths.edu
Paul Smith’s College, 7833, New York 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970

September 29th: NYSDHC Annual Cortland Sale Stall Setup @ Cortland County Fair grounds, Cortland, NY (volunteers needed)
*More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact
Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com  

October

October 4th & 5th: NYSDHC Annual Cortland Sale, Cortland Fairgrounds, Cortland, NY  (volunteers needed) *More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact-Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com  

October 6th: NYSDHC Annual Cortland Sale Clean Up @Cortland Fairgrounds, Cortland, NY (volunteers needed) *More details to follow If you have questions regarding the above dates, please contact-Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com  

October 8th, 2018: Nordell Farm Tour

Nordell Farm Tour
October 8, 2018
1:00pm-4:30pm
This is an opportunity to walk the fields, check out the horse drawn equipment, and ask
all your questions. If interested in attending, please contact Anna and Eric
by mid-September.
Location:
3410 Rte 184,

Trout Run, PA
17771

October 13th, 2018: Canadian Horse Expo
10:00am to 4:00pm
Harwinton Fairgounds,
150 Locust Road, Harwinton, CT 06791
Entry $5 for 14+, voluntary contribution for children under 14
Susan Neal, Treasurer New England Cheval Canadien and 2018 Canadian Horse Expo
treasurernecc@aol.com
607-279-0403

October 20th: NYSDHC Meeting, Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 7:30 pm
Please contact-Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com  

October 27th-October 28th: Logging with Oxen
Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Rd. Loudon, NH 03307
Cost: $300, FMI: Tim Huppe (603)-568-7388

November

November 3rd: NYSDHC Banquet, TBA* Please contact-Lester Coit
LESTER COIT, PRESIDENT
421 Salt Road, Locke, NY 13092
(607) 793-4865
lestercoit61@gmail.com  

December

December 7th: NYSDHC Organizational Meeting Lafayette VFW, Lafayette, NY 6:30 pm