website of Doug Joiner,
Childer Wood Heavy Horses
Woodcut of Percheron by Charles Tunnicliffe
Paul Martin of 'Horseplay' piping on Blue, his coloured cob
Jacob in Aaron Martin collar, Tarnsjo harness, Charlie pinney draught springs, Robert jenkins bit and trace carriers,
Pole length extraction with HIPPOTESE
Horse logging in Romania
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Gudrun Leitz, www.greenwoodwork.co.uk
Green woodworking and chair making courses in Herefordshire
The website of the national industry body for those who work horses by choice and their supporters.
British Horse Loggers Charitable Trust, www.britishhorseloggerscharitabletrust.org
The website of the horse loggers charity that is running the apprenticeship scheme amongst other things.
British Festival of the Working Horse, www.britishfestivaloftheworkinghorse.co.uk
A new initiative, the first of its kind in Britain
.Leo Johnson, www.leojohnsonphotography.com
Ace film maker - films on BHL and BFotWH web sites
Associations and Publications
The European Federation for the Promotion of the Use of the Working Horse
Horseboating Society, www.horseboating.org.uk
French group based
in the South East of France. Excellent site and publication, 'Hippobule"
devoted to the promotion of heavy and working horses
Excellent organisation linking the grower with the end user and promoting the growing of quality timber, superb annual magazine
Starke Pferde, www.starke-pferde.de
Excellent German magazine edited by Erhard Schroll and published by IGZ. Also organisers of the superb, bi-annual Pferde Stark festival in August
Small Woods Association, www.smallwoods.org.uk
Organisation for those involved in the ownership and management of small woodlands and associated woodland crafts. Excellent magazine.
Harness and Equipment
Ella Pinney, www.carthorsemachinery.com
Manufacturer of modern horse work equipment
Aaron Martin, www.aaronmartin.com
Amish harness suppliers in Canada. Reliable mail order
French site with good equipment and harness information
Robert Jenkins, www.saddlethathorse.com
Malvern based saddler and harness maker. Makes all my bits and pieces. Good mail order
Anne Belgrave, mid Wales, www.feltworkshops.co.uk
Felt making, clay ovens and bread
Val Michael, Tetbury, Glos. www.leathercourses.co.uk
Leatherwork courses from the author of 'The Leatherworking Handbook'
Charlie and Gina Parker, www.daleslogger.com
Yorkshire based DalesPony centre holidays
Bed and Breakfast near Bosbury, www.oldcountryhouse.co.uk Comfortable, quiet and sustainable with good food
Pub with rooms and restaurant; The Oak Inn at Staplow www.oakinnstaplow.co.uk
Green Dragon Inn, Bishop's Frome. Local real ale haven. Good food. www.thegreendragoninn.com
Bosbury and Coddington Community website www.bosburyandcoddington.co.uk Full of information about our community.
June Tabor, brilliant folk singer and interpreter of songs.
contact Doug Joiner:
by email: email@example.com
by phone or fax: (+44) 01531 640 236 or on his mobile: (+44) 07773 900 751
or by post: Heavy Horses, Hill Farm, Stanley Hill, Bosbury, LEDBURY, HR8 1HE