Harnessing horsepower

  • The Hilltown Land Trust teamed up with Hilltown Horse Logging to host a series of minimally invasive horse logging demonstrations Saturday in Plainfield. FOR THE GAZETTE/Sabato Visconti

  • Seventeen year-old Belgian mare Hazel munches on her hay bag before a draft animal logging demonstration Saturday in Plainfield. FOR THE GAZETTE/Sabato Visconti

  • Michael Madole of Plainfield’s Hilltown Horse Logging leads a demonstration of the ecologically minded practice Saturday in Plainfield. FOR THE GAZETTE/Sabato Visconti

  • Hilltown Horse logging’€™s Michael Madole of Plainfield skids a log with the help of his seasoned 17-year-old Belgian logging mare, Hazel, during a Saturday horse logging demonstration in Plainfield. FOR THE GAZETTE/Sabato Visconti

  • Hilltown Horse Logging’s Michael Madole of Plainfield skids a log with the help of his seasoned 17-year-old Belgian logging mare, Hazel, during a Saturday horse logging demonstration in Plainfield. FOR THE GAZETTE/Sabato Visconti

  • Horse logger Michael Madole of Plainfield shows the special borium-tipped horseshoes on his mare Hazel during a Hilltown Horse Logging demonstration Saturday in Plainfield. FOR THE GAZETTE/Sabato Visconti

Published: 3/7/2021 7:44:03 PM

PLAINFIELD — The Hilltown Land Trust teamed up with Hilltown Horse Logging to host a series of minimally invasive horse logging demonstrations Saturday in Plainfield.




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