Why use horses to extract timber from a forest? Horses are amazingly manoeuvrable and intelligent, they can step around trees so you don’t have to take out rows, saving valuable trees for future income. Horses also can extract timber with minimum damage to the forest and floor. The use of horses in forestry work never disappeared in Europe, and is now making a comeback in Ireland.
Such a lovely view Nathalie and Ben gave of their visit to Brookfield Farm in late November - we really enjoyed reading it. And do come again, we really really enjoyed showing you around our farm treasures.