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Farming with Horses (2)

“When an old tractor died, no one grieved its going. But when an old horse died, the family shed many tears, for the animal had become a part of the family, and a friend.” (Jerry Apps, Horse-Drawn Days, xi) That … Continue reading

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Farming with Horses (1)

Horses were a key part of farming operations in Wisconsin for about a century, according to Jerry Apps in Horse-Drawn Days (2010).  That surely had to be true in the Borreson and Estenson farming operations. In Homestead, Clara Cook mentions how they … Continue reading

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