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Working with Horses in the Woods ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Here we see Kate Mobbs-Morgan and her Ardennes horse Kipp at The Royal Bath & West Show, demonstrating their low impact timber extraction work. Kate explains how this method is particularly suited to wet, steep, small or environmentally sensitive or significant sites, where mechanical extraction might prove either impossible or unwelcome. Their emotional connection and extraordinary working relationship is clear as Kipp responds positively to Kate`s gentle voice and rope commands, to carry out the task efficiently and with enormous skill and strength.
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http://www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-and-west-show An Adliberate film http://www.adliberate.co.uk for WoodlandsTV http://www.woodlands.co.uk/tv

Posted in: Uncategorised ~ On: 28 March, 2019

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7 comments so far

March 28, 2019

Lovely. A great team.

Bud Gillett
March 28, 2019

Your compassion for you animal is so evident.!

Paul Cresswell
March 28, 2019

What a magnificent animal! and I imagine one of the best `offices` in the world…….

Konstance Leigh
March 28, 2019

Horses belong to themselves just like human beings belong to themselves. They are not on this earth to be enslaved. Most people have never seen horses running free! If you wouldn't want a bit shoved in your mouth, if you wouldn't want reins around your neck working you to death,then don't do it to horses.

lee gosling
March 28, 2019

I’m a climber… had a mate did some snigging with Walter Lloyd and Bill Arey in the S Lakes back in the late 80s… one of his shackles broke so I volunteered a climbing carabiner to replace it (22kn or 2.2tonne specification)… The horse, snigging out, leant in and it just melted like butter! Something else, these horses. Brilliant!

March 28, 2019

Domesticated animals owe their very existence to working for and with humans. Since they lack the capability of overt negotiation the deal is implicit in the act of their continuation and care.

Irish Coffee
April 1, 2019

Great explaining Kate. Thanx
Keep on doing the good work

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