Washington Draft Horse and Mule Association
Have you ever wanted to drive a draft horse?
The Washington Draft Horse and Mule Association
presents our annual harnessing and driving clinic
Saturday, May 3, 2014
9AM-4PM in Snohomish, Washington
9am – 12pm Harnessing
12pm – 1pm Lunch provided
1pm – 4pm Driving
Topics will include single horses and teams, collar fit, harnessing, driving, safety and horsemanship. Volunteer teamsters/teachers/mentors will be on hand with a broad variety of experience and knowledge, fueled by a desire to share their enthusiasm for draft horses. No advance registration is needed, just bring a chair and come on down!
There is a $15 fee for the clinic and includes membership in the Washington Draft Horse and Mule Association.
For more information, contact Marcia Buckner at 206-658-5126
Clinic location: "Horse Head Quarters" 11431 Old Snohomish-Monroe Rd, Snohomish, WA 98290
- From I-405 Exit onto Hwy 522 toward Monroe
- Exit onto E Main Street
- At roundabout go left onto E Main St (This turns into Old Snohomish-Monroe Rd)
- Continue past Lord Hill sign
- Drive downhill into the valley
- Continue past signs for: Craven Farm, Treosti Rd, French Creek (at bridge)
- Horse Head Quarters will be on the right, just after the little French Creek Bridge. The entrance is tucked into a line of several tall trees. Look for the red “Draft Horse Clinic” sign!
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