Horse Power – Plowing Match, Part A

Yesterday, I went to the local plowing match in Lynden, WA. It was an amazing experience! Personally, I wouldn’t bring the children as it’s not like going to the local car races. In fact, as per the rules, you start plowing at 11 am and the team and farmers (plowers??) must be finished with their plot by 3:30 pm.

Draft Horse

Horse Power I

According to the brochure, Cornie Verduin and Jack Elliott were driving through the country in 1942 and admiring the freshly plowed fields, one of them said, “Let’s have a plowing match.” They went up to B.C. to ask for some help with the idea. A few members of the Canadian Plowing Society came down to assist and “thus began the first all-horse plowing match in the United States.”

Draft Horse

Horse Power II

Draft Horse Hoof

Horse Power III

Draft Horses

Horse Power IV

Draft Horse

Horse Power V

Draft Horses

Horse Power VI

Draft Horses

Horse Power VII

More Photos to Come….. 🙂

2 thoughts on “Horse Power – Plowing Match, Part A

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Geoff Scott-Simpson Blog

Guardian of Nature & Practitioner of Photography

International Schools Review

ISR Discussion Boards are open to site members and visitors alike. Your Voice Counts.

Get the Good Stuff!

kitchen adventures

Andy Robbins Photography

A Life (Time) of Cooking

A Cupboard of Spices - A Quiet Kitchen - A Taste of India

Karen Ulvestad Photography

Visualize ~ Create ~ Evoke


A Peace Corps Journal


Contemplations on Life by Jayni Bloch

My Floral Focus

Observations of the natural world

Windows In

Life through my lens

i-Level Photography's Blog

Images by Bangkok Based Photographer Chris Rodgers

Barbarians at the Kitchen Gate

... cooking for the rest of us

Sixty Before Sixty

Hikes Before Years

Steve McCurry Curated

Steve's body of work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary culture alike - yet always retains the human element.

Belu Gheorghe's Blog

Just another weblog

Eloquent Images by Gary Hart

Insight, information, and inspiration for the inquisitive nature photographer

David's View Photography

My view of things through the pictures I take....

small matters

taking time to notice

%d bloggers like this: