After Chester the draft horse threw a shoe this morning, farmers Ian and Larry embarked on the delicate task of putting on a new one. Around the barn, Chester is known as the most difficult horse to shoe -- he doesn't like people touching his feet. Chester has come a long way since he first arrived at Howell Farm, however, and today the shoeing was relatively uneventful, which is always a good result.
The Furrow is the online newsletter of The Friends of Howell Living History Farm. We will be updating this site about once a week with crop reports and other insights into life on a horse-drawn living history farm.
|THE FURROW: The online newsletter of Howell Living History Farm