By Kim Lemmon, Ohio’s Country Journal
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, the Percheron Horse Association of American held their annual Spring Plow Match in Fredericktown, Ohio. Despite the rainy and cold weather, teamsters showed up to compete in the plowing match.
“We had three youth drivers as well, which is very exciting,” said Kristi Wood, executive secretary/treasurer of the Percheron Horse Association of America. “We are excited to start offering more youth programming and youth memberships in 2016.”
Winners of the classes were as follows:
Obstacle Course judged by Lynn MacVey: Dick Rook; Youth winner- Lydia Ingalls
Walking Plow-judged by Robert Sparrow: Joe Reed
Sulky Plow-judged by Robert Sparrow: Tie Joe Reed and Dick Rook; Youth winner-Lydia Ingalls
Log Skidding-judged by Ron Skinner: Dick Rook; Youth winner: Dakota Goodyear
Best Matched Team: Alan Stanley
Best Teamster: Dick Rook
Best Youth: Lydia Ingalls
Photos courtesy of The Percheron Horse Association of America.