Shire & Carriage Horses
Tel: 07816 932474
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Our experience days are designed to give participants the basic information on harnessing and driving a heavy horse with plenty of hands on activity. The days can be held at our premises and participating tourist attractions. If you are a tourist attraction and would be interested in running our experience days/courses at your premises please contact us. These days are suitable for corporate events, can make an unusual gift, or as a special addition to your holiday in Shropshire.
Shire Horse Experience Days Itinerary
The day runs from 10am-4pm with activities including
- an explanation of the different types of harness used for heavy horse
- harnessing the horse
- driving using plough harness (usually pulling logs)
- driving using cart harness pulling a cart or dray.
A maximum of three participants allows for plenty of hands on opportunity to harness and drive the horse.
The cost includes tea/coffee and a light lunch.
The activities of the day are not too demanding, but reasonable physical ability is required. We would recommend warm clothing and suitable footwear.
In the unlikely event of the day being cancelled by ourselves due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be given or where possible another day will be arranged.
£130.00 per person
£240.00 per couple
You may bring a guest/spectator to accompany you on your day. We charge £30.00 for this which includes tea/coffee and light lunch.
A non-refundable deposit of £30 per person is required on booking. The balance is due one week before the Experience Day.
We intend to offer 'Ploughing Experience Days in the future. Please watch this page for further information or check our Facebook page