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Print advertisers in the Rare Breeds Canada’s magazine Genesis are entitled to a free classified listing here on the website and Genesis magazine.
  EVENT LISTINGS ARE FREE. Please provide event name, date, location and contact person.  To contact Rare Breeds Canada directly go to www.rarebreedscanada.org or Call the office manager Pam Heath at 204-824-2386 or rbc@rarebreedscanada.ca . Visit the advertising page to learn more or contact us for an ad reservation.

For Sale

Registered FJORDS: Mares – pasture bred to our reg. Fjord stallion. 2-yr-old team hitched and driven. Yearling filly. 2 weanlings. All very quiet and well-handled on our farm near Mount Forest, ON bosomworth@wightman.ca 519-665-2303

New Massey 51 Walking Skimmers now available, We have re-cast the rotating head, machined the handle and forged the skimmer points and wings. Price $150 + HST Contact: Tony Wallbank (519) 458-8331 or email tlwallbank@gmail.com

Harder’s Heritage   New and used draft horse equipment for sale. Authorized Pioneer dealer and Yoder Stocks. Jackie and Owen Harder – teams, 3 horse hitches on farm implements, wagons and some logging. The Central Ontario Draft Horse Workshop will be offered May 23,24,25 August 3,4,5 and September 14,15,16 2013 space is limited to 5 students each class so book early($100 deposit required). Share stories, laughs and some good fun on this uniqe vacation only offered in Stirling Ontario. Contact Owen and Jackie Harder 613-395-1855 – http://hardersheritage.com/workshops.html
Plow points New points made for Massey Harris, 51 walking and sulky plows. Contact Nelson Sage, Gordon Street, Thamesville, Ontario, N0P 2K0 (519) 692-4002.

Alberta Carriage Supply http://albertacarriagesupply.com – Our Mission – “To provide a one stop shop of horse drawn vehicle parts, repairs and sourcing by horse people for horse people.” We sell a complete line of Pioneer Equipment. We sell vehicle blue print plans and all the parts necessary to complete each vehicle. This is one of the first times this has been done that plans exist to build a vehicle for scratch. Our website works well for us. If a person has a used vehicle to sell we can advertise this as well. Now we have harness and horses for sale on the website too. We sell top of the line harness that can be customized to each person’s need. We have a skilled leather work man to repair harness for customers. 403-615-0054 or 403-689-0149 or fax – 403-934-5712.


Orchard Hill Farm workshops Ken and Martha Laing Orchard Hill Farm 45415 Fruit Ridge Line RR5 St. Thomas, ON N5P 3S9 519-775-2670 kmlaing@orchardhillfarm.ca

Level I Dates for 2015:

April 23, 24, 25

July 23, 24, 25

October 22, 23, 24

2015 RATES

Three-Day Workshops $500 CAN plus 13% HST per person – or – $900 CAN plus 13% HST for two people from the same household.

Workshop Registration Form

***** Prices Includes all meals, unless otherwise specified. We have some sleeping space in the house, please a bring sleeping bag. Tent/camper space is available. There is also Conny’s B&B just down the road, phone: 519-775-0149.