Monday, September 05, 2011

the draft marathon ~ 6 horse hitch

belgian wash
belgian 6-hitch
clydesdale 6~hitch
30 drafts at once
clydesdales~ the winner!
percheron 6-hitch

it was the antidote to a troubling time. she and i, hungry for adventure, took a road trip to the new york state fair. it was draft horse day and we went to be awed. we were. we sat in section 22 on hard metal benches in unmoving 90 degree air. we glistened and let sweat trickle where it may. it mattered not. the size and the numbers of equine splendor, those giants, kept us riveted for close to 10 hours. we were crazy, yet not.

at 2,200 pounds apiece, they are magical beasts.


  1. I love love lOve draft horses!!!

  2. Anonymous9/06/2011

    I love it! Great video! Looks like you had an amazing time!


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