A Hands On Horse Logging Taster Day with Nick Burton of Powys Forest Horses
The day will include an introduction to horse logging and horse logging equipment, with a talk about harnesses, horse care and grooming, followed by a practical demonstration of putting on the harness. Participants will then have a go at guiding the horse with long reins before moving on to negotiating an obstacle course without and then with a small log. As places on the course are very limited there will be a good opportunity for everyone to gets Hands On. Finally we will move on to having a go in the woodland setting extracting a larger log from the woods. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions regarding the practicalities of running a working horse operation.
To book please contact us on 01938 561741 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come and find out more about the work we have been doing at Poles Coppice to increase the biodiversity of the site. On Sunday 1st of October Powys Forest Horses will be demonstrating timber extraction at Poles Coppice on Horse Logging Demo Day.