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The One Quarter Horse Power Homestead Scale Farm

Learn the fundamentals of small acreage farming with non-traditional horse power.

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When Oct 05, 2008
from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm
Where Jefferson, OR - Grape Lane Poultry Farm
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Instructor:
Owner/Operator Jayne Miller of Grape Lane Poultry Farm, Jefferson, OR

Description:
Jayne Miller grew up ranching in Eastern Oregon.
With her quarter horse Kitty and advice from elder Amish she will show you the following:

  • Fundamentals of small acreage farming with non-traditional horse power
  • The marriage of soil, horse, bits, soft hands, healthy hooves, and the plow and other implements
  • Harness vs. work harness, collars and fit
  • Small plows, drags, compost spreader
  • Training the non traditional plow horse, its physiological makeup and how they interact with human issues
  • Breeds
  • How to stay behind your horse and keep the plow in your hands

 

Location:

Grape Lane Poultry Farm, Jefferson, OR

Directions given upon registration, $30 pay at door

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