Recommended Resources



Workhorseworkshops Google Groups

A network of Pacific Northwest and western USA Draft horse farmers

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Farmer-to-Farmer Annual Gathering

An Annual West Coast Draft Horse Farming Gathering and Field Day

For more information contact:




Contributor, Horse Powered Farming for the 21st Century, Stephen Leslie and David Kline, Chelsea Green Publishing, December 2015.


Contributor, The New Horse-Powered Farm.  Tools and Systems for the Small-Scale, Sustainable Market Grower.  Stephen Leslie, Chelsea Green Publishing March 2013.


Reconnecting to a Sustainable Future., Meaghin Kennedy, July 2015


Starting Students.  Walt Bernard, Small farmer’s Journal, fall 2012 (Vol. 36, No. 4), page 13


Biodynamic Meeting at Ruby and Amber's Organic Farm.

Ish Shalom, Small Farmer’s Journal, spring 2010 (Vol. 34, No. 2), page 20.


Draft Horse Tillage on a Biodynamic Farm.  Walt Bernard Biodynamics, fall 2010, Page 18.


Horsedrawn Circle Letter. Eric Nordell and contributors, Walt Bernard contributing. Small farmer’s Journal, fall 2006 (Vol. 30, No. 4).


Eggs a La Perfection, Tom Barkin.  Register Guard Eugene Oregon, March 19, 2008.


Ruby and Amber’s Organic Oasis Walt Bernard, Small Farmer’s Journal, winter (Vol. 27, No. 1), page 55.


“Trip to the Past:  Row River farm tour offers a trip to the past.”

Winston Ross:  Register Guard September 6 2010.


“Horse Power, Cottage Grove Farm Steps Back in Time.”  Aria Seligmann,  April 17, 2003.  Eugene Weekly,


“That’s My Farmer Offers Meet and Greet with Local Farms”.   Amy Schneider, April 2, 2013, Eugene Weekly,




Small Farmer’s Journal

Rural Heritage

Draft Horse Journal



Web Discussion Boards


*Draft Animal Power Network

*Rural Heritage Front Porch


Internships Opportunities

Mader Family Farm

Good Farming Apprenticeship Network- Rural Heritage

Attra internship listing


Workshops/Training Opportunities

Workshops, Teamster Training, Farm School, Equine Based Farm Learning Program, Teamster of the Month, Teamster training.


Ruby and Amber’s Organic Oasis

Educational Employment Internship, Farm School, CSA and Market Farm Education or Employment.


Doc Hammill




Horse Trainer, Teamster Training.


John Erskine

Teamster, Trainer, Teacher, Mentor



Tools, Harness and Equipment

Sampson’s Harness.

Top Quality Harness and accessories


Midwest Leather. Phone 435-257-7880

Pioneer Dealer, I and J Implements, Tack, Harness, and Supplies.