On May 2-3 in Marathon, NY, the Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming and Donn’s Teamster school are hosting a hands-on practicum on draft animals, called How Draft Horses & Mules Think Horse: Training Methods for Beginning Teamsters.
“This workshop will help folks better understand how draft horses and mules think and why they do what they do,” instructor Donn Hewes says. “It’ll be a fun learning experience for anyone just getting started with horses. We’ll spend time focusing on how we prepare animals for success at farm work.”
Saturday & Sunday, May 2-3, 9 AM – 3PM
Location: Northland Sheep Dairy, Marathon, NY (primitive camping available– contact for more details!)
Tuition: $150 for one day, $250 for two days. Tuition Assistance is available for those with limited financial resources.