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Demonstration Pulls Audience to Learn More about Drafts

Harrisburg - The 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show Hitch and Drive demonstration attracted spectators of all ages to catch a better glimpse of the happenings inside the draft horse industry.

Several examples of draft horse hitches paraded around the arena, showing off fancy wedding carriages to covered wagons.

Other drafts exhibited lesser known talents, such as being Western and English riding mounts.

The audience got a chance to ask any and all questions related to the draft horse breeds and were invited to check out the show's Equine Barns.

Several other draft and equine events were held throughout the week. For more information, visit

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 7-14 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10.


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