"The New Horse-Powered Farm" Book
By Stephen Leslie
The first book of its kind focusing on small scale commercial vegetable farming with horses. Although this book is geared towards market gardening, much of the information applies to all kinds of horse-powered farming. Author Steven Leslie presents necessary information for experienced and novice teamsters in:
Getting started with workhorses
Merits of different draft breeds
Various training systems for both horse and teamster
Haying, seeding, and raising small grains
In-depth coverage of tool systems
Managing a woodlot, farming economics, education, agritourism.
The many profiles featured throughout the book furnish real specimens of working farms that are successfully using draft horses to power their market gardens.