Draft Horse Digest Podcast – Ep 29 – Draft Horse Hitching Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow w Bob Shanahan

In today’s episode we talk with our good friend Bob Shanahan about his experience with building some of the great hitches of yesteryear.  Bob takes us on a walk through the history books and provides some great advice that we can all put to good use.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Some of Bob’s favorite hitch horses
  • Bob’s opinion of the quality of hitch horses in the past vs. present day
  • Why Bob thinks it is important to proactively self regulate to yield against potentially negative outside influences
  • Bob’s involvement in the building of the Sterling Farms and Cedarfarm Hitches
shanahan haflingers
The Shanahan Family’s Haflinger hitch, one of the top Haflinger hitches in the country.

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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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