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Alternative Draught Power
Alternative Draught Power

This book outlines the basics of using draft horses, and from most reports make quite entertaining reading with a few stories of how our horses came about and have contributed to our lives.

The book can be obtained by contacting us directly or by using the order form included at the bottom of this page. CD-Rom copies cost R50 plus R10 VAT and postage. We still have a limited number of hard cover copies left - the cost of the hard cover copy is R120 plus R40 VAT and postage.

Below is a breakdown of the chapter content of the book.
 
THE POINTS OF A HORSE

FOREWORD

COAT COLOUR

THE DONKEY
  • Spanish Donkey
  • Domestic Donkey
  • Other Breeds
THE MULE
  • The Mule
  • The Hinny
CART HORSE BREEDS
  • Percheron
  • Clydesdale
  • Shire
  • Other Breeds
  • Warmbloods
  • The Biggest Horse in the World
ZEBRAS
  • Zebras Mules
  • Zeedonks
CATTLE

OTHER ANIMALS

HORSE POWER

HARNESS AND HITCHING

  • Hitch carts
  • Harness
  • Materials
  • Multiple Hitches
APPLICATIONS
  • Agriculture
  • People Transport
  • Sport
  • The Urine Business
  • Meat
  • Stock Protection
MANAGEMENT AND HEALTH
  • Fencing
  • Shoeing
  • Nutrition
  • The Orphan Foal
  • Stabling
  • Veterinary Matters
  • Diseases
  • The Twitch
  • Breeding

TRAINING

BUYING A HORSE

OTHER ADVANTAGES OF ANIMAL TRACTION

BALLINA FARM

WATERFORD FARM

DOWN TO EARTH MANUFACTURING

THE FUTURE

A TRIBUTE TO DOBBIN

EPILOGUE

  • The Horses Prayer
  • Words from Chief Seattle
  • Last Word

FURTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • Useful Contacts
  • Recommended Reading
  • Useful Periodicals

GLOSSARY
 
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