Shropshire Council

Ploughing with heavy horses

Event details

  • Price: £200
  • Topics: Heavy horses

Please note that this is a two-day course, running over a Friday and Saturday, between 10am and 4pm.

Learn the basics of ploughing, including how to harness a pair of heavy horses and prepare the plough for work in the field in this in-depth two day course. Through hands-on experience, you'll develop an understanding of the basic settings for ploughing a field with two horses.  

Suitable for beginners, with a maximum of four participants per course. This course is physically demanding.

Course tutors: Simon Trueman and Jak Hickman

Simon and Jak have been working with horses all their lives. Simon joined Acton Scott as resident waggoner in 2009.

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