DAPNet Events Planned for 2018

February 3rd and 4th 2018.
THE MOWER RENDEZVOUS

Hosted at Reber Rock Farm in Essex, NY.  Work on horse drawn mowers, work on your own mower, or just learn more about how they are rebuilt and maintained.  A fun, casual, and informative weekend.   A group effort led by horse farm and mower repairman, Donn Hewes with Jay Bailey.  We will pay particular attention to the McD #7 and IH #9.

September 7th, 8th, and 9th 2018.
DRAFT ANIMAL POWER FIELD DAYS
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Come join us at Reber Rock Farm as we plow, fit, and plant several acres to a winter grain.  We will also have teamster training and horse training workshops going on Saturday and Sunday.  All the fun of a gathering , a service project, and a Field Days.

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 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 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

April

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


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

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/

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

October

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

December