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Sunday, September 6, 2009

First Up

First up was a team of Belgians. They were followed by twenty-one teams including Belgians, black Percherons, one team of Shires and for the first time in several years, one team of gray Percherons, my favorites.

Both the Shires and and the Grays added a pair to compete along with eleven other teams in the eight-horse hitch event. I loved every minute of it: more than 150 draft horses, more than 600 horseshoes going clop, clop, clop on the pavement and who knows-how-many pounds of tack jingle-jangling.

Congratulations to Windermere Farms of Defiance, Ohio and their magnificent black Percherons who won again this year.