Let's Go Horse Logging

Horse logging is the right choice if you want to harvest your trees sustainably and promote healthier woodlands.



horse logging - single horse dragging a pair of logs
With horse logging, you can profitably work small tracts of forestland, remove logs from hard-to-reach places, and minimize your environmental impact.
Photo by Scott Vlaun
horse logging - Chad Vogel with his horse team
Chad Vogel, a member of the Healing Harvest Forest Foundation, works with his team, Ridge and Tray. 
Roey Yohai
horse logging - horse team in woods with logpile
Draft horses have been bred for centuries to have short legs and muscular bodies that enable them to pull heavy loads. 
Roey Yohai
horse logging - draft horse and portable sawmill
By bringing a portable sawmill to the logging site, you can process timber as soon as it’s cut. 
Scott Vlaun
horse logging - Jason Rutlege with is horse team
Jason Rutledge, president of the Healing Harvest Forest Foundation, and his team, Wedge and Tong.
Roey Yohai
horse logging - horse hauling logs in winter
Often, horse logging occurs in the winter when a layer of snow on the ground makes skidding logs easier. 
Scott Vlaun











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