Draft Horse Digest Podcast – Ep 24 – Draft Horse Pulling

Today we are talking with Bill Hanson of Chatfield, MN about the sport of pulling drafts.  Bill had the World Champion pulling team at the World Percheron Congress and also pulls some competitive teams of Belgian lightweights across the country.  In this episode Bill discusses:

  • His training regimen
  • How he conditions his teams
  • Where he goes to find good prospects
  • What he looks for in a prospect
  • The rules and regulations of a horse pull
  • Bill’s favorite place to pull
  • The differences between sleds and dynamometers

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Music:

“Cut and Run” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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