May 2013: Potato Project: 15 tonne of horse manure were delivered to Kilbrack, which can be spread anytime after April 1st, weather permitting!!
May 2013: Working horse day at John Forde's farm
September 2013: IWHA Demonstration at Bantry Agricultural Show/ West Cork
Other working horse events:
14th July 2013 Vintage Creamery Run in Mitchelstown This event will have horses and carts visit the creamery in Mitchelstown 'old style', dropping off milk with real horse power. The IWHA has been invited to come along and join in - contact Sandra on 087 9389867 for more details.
11th August 2013 White Church Steam and Vintage Working Rally 11th August 2013 Contact: Seamus Kane Kane's Farm, Whitechurch, Newross, Co. Wexford. Contact phone number : 087 1613866 firstname.lastname@example.org
24th and 25th August 2013: Pferde Stark in Detmold/Germany
Next year, after a brief break, the Pferde Stark, one of Europe's biggest working horse festivals, will take place again near Detmold in the Northwest of Germany. This is bound to be a spectacular event with many different working horse breeds from all over Europe taking part in farm work and carriage driving demonstrations.
Also, in 2013, the European Horse Logging Championship will be held at the Pferde Stark!