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|"Bodkin" is an 11 yr old gelding. He and his driver were competing in the high school state final competition. They did a perfect drill - but didn't place because she patted the horse before they left the arena. Who needs ribbons when you have a great horse!|
Yeoman's Bodkin and owner, Cliff Bartyzal. Bodkin is wearing a circa 1920 English show harness that was once owned by the National Brewery of London. In the second photo: Back at home, they think about crossing the water.
Read's Regal Cedric and Armstead Mountain Violet wait for Bill Skog to get the manure spreader filled.
Sparky and Jake getting ready for a draft horse show. They are 4 year old geldings ownded by Dutch Schopper of Quincy, CA, driven by Cliff Bartyzal.
11 year old Jessica Kent showing Shady Lane Cappy's Fern (3 yr old mare) at Warren County (PA)Fair Junior showmanship class 2002.
Ken & Martha Laing's 3 mares taking a break, snack time for the foal. Photo by David Baker.
|These horses belong to Hugh and Eleanor Grant of Ontario. All three stand over 17 hands. Hugh attributes this to his relatively thin soils over lying limestone bedrock. The limestone seems to grow some mighty fine horses!|
Horse Progress Days 2001 - Six hitch: the lead horses are Wiley Woods Sassy, Red Rock Fiona, Baldur's Ramona and Patch-work Isabelle are the swing and Cumberland's Strider and Fannie's Little Dutch Girl on the wheel. Owners of the horses (in no particular order) are: Maurice Howe and his daughter Liza of Lena, Ill; Brian and April Shafer of Plymouth, IN and Gale & Marty Rust of Roanoke, IN.
Susie Dixon and 4 yr old Suffolk gelding Zack won 1st place in the Youth Showmanship Class at the Maryland State Fair.
Glenhaven Hope and Grace Lynn Haven are owned by Cathy and Roger Thompson of Red Rooster Farm, N. Tazewell,VA
Below, Cliff Bartyzal works with his young team, Sparky and Jake, both sons of "Ruby R Haley". In the first photo, they are just over 2 years, doing a farm equipment demonstration. In the second photo they are doing the obstacle course at a local fair.
In the bottom photos, the same geldings are just under 2 years, doing field work at a local competition. Cliff gives the Suffolk breed credit for the youngsters' quiet disposition and workability.
In the following photos, ASHA President Don Evia drives his horses on a corn binder, grain drill and potato planter:
The horses pulling the corn binder are Garrettland Daffodil and Mill Road Meghan. This photo was taken at the N. Y. State Draft Horse Corn Harvest in September of 1999 in Freeville, NY. At that time, Meghan was just over 2 years old, and working like a pro!
This team is Garrettland Daffodil and Mill Road Meghan, they are pulling a grain drill at Don and Pat's farm in Bath, NY, photo taken in the fall of '99.
The team of mares on the potato planter below are Garrettland Daffodil and Lilly of Hubbells, photo taken at Don and Pat's farm in the spring of '99, Bath, NY.
The following photo was submitted in the early days of this website with the name "Yeoman's Tom Puddlejumper"
This photo was submitted in 2001 with the name "Tom Puddlejumper" on the back:
Rodney and Mary Margaret Read took their horses Toots and Glory to a plowing day in the spring of 2000:
And later in the day they did some discing. Here Toots and Glory are the wheel team, Thunder and Lightning are on the outsides up front, Gil is in the middle:
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