Pictures & Movies
N°202 - Procession of Saint Gertrude
198 - Young horse at training (horselogging)
197 - Shopping with horse
196 - Horselogging at Solvay parc
195 - Horselogging with loggin wheels
N°190 - Rallye, Thuillies
N°189 - Agriculture show, Nivelles
N°188 - Spring celebration, Waterloo
N°187 - Forest day, Marcinelle
N°186 - Vrijegans
N°185 - Igor first time horselogging
N°171 - Nivelles
N°170 - Draft horse festival, Oostduinkerke
N°169 - Vrijegans, Stabroek
N°168 - Horselogging demonstration, Marcinelle
N°167 - Spring celebration, Waterloo
N°166 - Sciences sunday, Parentville
N°165 - Abbey's spring, Villers-la-Ville
N°164 - Ferme de Froidmont, Moustier-sur-Sambre
N°163 - Hortidecouverte at Decoplant
N°162 - Horselogging at Couture-Saint-Germain
Thanks to Lisette and Marc Cremer & for the picture.
N°161 - Vineyard at Genval
N°160 - Horselogging at Couture-Saint-Germain
N°159 - Ganzenrijden at Berendrecht
N°158 - Saint Paulus procession at Galmaarden
N°157 - National championship of belgian draft horse
116e national championship of belgian draft horse. The champions 2011 are Tijn van de Vliegert (van Langenhove Eddy) and Rani van Luchteren (Stal Van Doorselaere).
N°156 - Logging wheels
The new logging wheels by Decoplant (Villers-la-Ville).
N°155 - winter fun
N°154 - Official breeder contest, Wavre
N°153 - Horselogging at Passiche
N°152 - Saint Gertrude
N°151 - You do everything you want with a draft horse
N°150 - Official breeder contest of Belgian draft horse, Oudenaerde
N°149 - Waterloo
N°148 - Baisy-Thy
N°147 - Carriage with tradition, Barvaux-Condroz
N°146 - Bonne-Espérance
N°145 - 6th Walloon Championship
N°144 - Harvest day te Thuillies
N°143 - Harvest day te Erquennes
N°142 - Horse pulling contest, Libramont
Very nice handling exercise in this competition which brought together participants Walloon, Flemish, but also two Czech and one German.
As Jean-Claude Louis (Contest Manager) says in an interview for the newspaper Vers l'Avenir, a good horse should not be tough, but polyvalent. That is to say, "Horses who listen. Horses that are in harmony with their boss. It was for this reason we proposed this year, exercises that require high precision."
N°141 - Grass cutting
Nothing is greener than a horse to make the summer cut of this urban garden.
N°140 - Draft horse happening, Evergem
N°139 - Horse day, Hargnies
N°138 - Carrefour du livre, Genval
N°137 - Sivry
N°136 - Horselogging at "chemin de la taille au frênes"
N°135 - The battle of Ligny
N°134 - Draft horse festival at Oostduinkerke
N°133 - Breeding contest at Nivelles
N°132 - Schaerbeek's city hall
N°131 - Meerdaalhof's opendoor day
Trait pour Trait participated for the second time at Meerdaalhof's opendoor day. This year, with a demonstration of handling the cord, the afternoon followed by a demonstration of horselogging in real situations. Various performances and demonstrations have followed all day, with among others the horses stables De Brabander, and the presentation of 22 breeds of horses.
N°130 - Vrije Gans (Berendrecht)
N°129 - Spring Festival at Waterloo
Various activities were proposed by the Environment Service of Waterloo. Trait pour Trait provided demonstrations of horselogging and initiations to the cord throughout the day.
N°128 - Farm Day at Louvain-la-Neuve
The agricultural sector has invaded the grand Place de Louvain-la-Neuve. Eddy Van der Schueren presented his draft horses in harness, to the delight of our Minister of Agriculture, Mrs. Sabine Laruelle.
N°127 - Walk of golf and wind
Eddy and Anne-Marie Van der Schueren organized a walk for draft horses harnessed and mounted through the beautiful region of Villers-la-Ville.
N°126 - Hortidécouverte at Decoplant
Presentation of the enterprise of the family Van der Schueren. Visit plantations with draft horse and tractor trailer, various activities, drawing exhibition by Trait Trait and restaurants with the Hostieux monks of the Abbey of Villers-la-Ville.
N°125 - Spring of the Abbey of Villers-la-Ville
Delivery of the Hostieux monks's beer with Eddy Van der Schueren during the spring of the Abbey of Villers-la-Ville.
N°124 - Horselogging at Vieusart
First time pulling with our two horses together.
N°123 - Ganzenrijden at Berendrecht
Bad weather and snow did not affect the mood of runners Berendrecht, despite the small audience.
N°122 - Saint Paul procession at Galmaarden
N°121 - At sea in Knokke with De Brabander team
N°120 - Horselogging at Passiche
N°119 - Snow
N°118 - Horselogging at "Château de La Poste" te Ronchinne
N°117 - National championship of Belgian draft horse at Agribex
N°116 - Stallion selection of Belgian Draft Horse in Ghlin
Selection of the Belgian Draft Horse Stallion at Ghlin. We see also a demonstration of Guy Hubo. He drive is my two year old mare with only his voice.
N°115 - Breeding show at Wavre
Mare championship: Evita van de Malsem (Vermeulen Noel)
Reserve: Bella du Cheval Blanc (Ruelle Andre)
N°114 - Saint Maarten
Saint Maarten at Lovendegem.
N°113 - Saint Hubert
Blessing of St. Hubert at the Abbey of Villers-la-Ville, followed by a walk in the countryside.
N°112 - Saint Gertrude 2009, Nivelles
N°111 - Horselogging with Sabine
N°110 - Sowing of winter barley with Eddy Van der Schueren
N°109 - Day without car at Rixensart
N°108 - Procession of St Hubert at Cuesmes
N°107 - Horselogging at Gros Tienne
N°106 - Fair of Libramont: carriage at the forestry demonstrations
N°105 - Fair of Libramont: the forestry demonstrations
N°104 - Championship of the Ardennes draft horse in Libramont
N°103 - Foire de Libramont's 75 year's Show
N°102 - Tour de la Madeleine in Jumet
Tour de la Madeleine in Jumet, Ulysse pull the gun for the group representing the civic guard of 1830.
N°101 - Trekpaardenhappening at Evergem
Walking and show at the 12th edition of trekpaardenhappening's Stable De Brabander. During the show in the afternoon, we have see, among others, two very good benefits, a Hungarian post with five horses and a carriage with 16 horses (draft horse of course!).
N°100 - Procession of Holy Blood at Baaigem
N°99 - CHIO Aachen
This year the official partner of the CHIO in Aachen was Flanders. Several groups have gone to Belgium to perform during the show jumping, among others, the fishermen Oostduinkerke, stables Henkens Maaseik and the stables of Evergem De Brabander. Marc and I had the pleasure to be part of the team De Brabander to do the pyramid. We had two shows a day, in the main stadium (15 000 people) and in the dressage stadium (8000 people). The audience was very enthusiastic and Belgian draft horses was really under spotlight.
N°98 - The Party Committee of St Joseph School
The Party Committee of St Joseph School (Ohain) had prepared a surprise for their president.
N°97 - Sivry
Some pictures of the stables De Brabander's show at Sivry this 21th of June.
N°96 - Sabine
Some pictures of Sabine companion of Ulysse. After a career in the show team De Brabander, Sabine will now learn to logging (as soon as the collar is ready ...).
N°93-94 - Weekend at sea
This May 23 and 24 shrimpfishermen of Oostduinkerke and Trekpaard Promotie Vlaanderen invited you to a festive weekend around the draft horse.
N°92 - Show at Meerdaalhof
At the 40th years of Meerdaalhof (Oud-Heverlee) Trait pour Trait offered a demonstration with the cord.
N°91 - Promenade at Villers-la-Ville
N°90 - Vrije Gans (Berendrecht)
N°89 - Hortidécouverte at Décoplant
On 19 April, Decoplant and Eddy Van der Schueren invited you to its open door day. Many animations, and visit of the plantations in carriage, exhibition of drawings by Isabelle de Trait pour Trait.
N°87 - Horselogging at Vieusart
N°83 - Horselogging at Carpu
Evacuation of the trunks and large branches cut off at the last management around the reserve Carpu in Rixensart.
N°82 - Horseloggins saturday with the Flocons
As each year the flocons and Afilet organizing their Saturdays of horselogging throughout the month of February. The opportunity for the curious to try horselogging in a friendly atmosphere.
N°81 - Agriflanders
Agriflanders, the Salon de l'Agriculture Ghent. This is an opportunity to see our draft horses in the traditional breeding competition and show. And this year the Royal Society of Belgian draft horse showed drawings by Isabelle in his stand.
N°80 - Draught horse at sea
De team De Brabander have a tradition of closing the year with a trip to the sea. The sea water is excellent for the maintenance of the legs of horses. A great atmosphere despite the freezing cold!
N°79 - Christmas market te Libramont
A warm Christmas market, with a Santa Claus driven by a Shetland pony.
N°78 - Horselogging demonstration at Villers-Tournelle (France)
Here are the photos of the logging demonstration in Villers-Tournelle that the association Pensée de le Hamel sent us.
N°77 - Horselogging at Bercuit golf
Golfers like to practice their sport in the calm, then the silence of draft horses was brilliant to remove the logs. Thank you to the reinforcement (Dominique, Hugo, Markus, Jean-Pierre and Largo) who came back Ulysses and Marc to meet the deadlines of the yard. Teamwork, there is nothing like it!
N°76 - Tree party at Rixensart
N°75 - Breeding show at Wavre
N°74 - Horselogging at confluent
N°73 - Sint Hubert at Villers-la-Ville
Many riders were at the Abbey of Villers-la-Ville for the blessing of the horses. After it, we are left with few hitches for a "rallye" in sunny land around.
N°72 - By Decoplant
By Decoplant, they work with horses on plantations. Eddy Van der Schueren welcomed us to expose the drawings of Isabelle when during its doors open day. He also proposed a visit of the plantations in carriage, and a demonstration at the aerator.
N°71 - The festivals of beech
The festivals of beech is a musical event which takes place on an exceptional site in the heart of the forest Merode, around a crown formed by five beech. Marc and Ulysses came logger woods that were used to mount the stage.
N°70 - 732nd Tour St. Gertrude
Pilgrims braved the rain to 15km. They followed the St. Gertrude's shrine drawn by 6 draft horses in line. Such deluge was rather epic, and there is no doubt that we will remenber the 2008 edition! The horses managed to climb the shrine at the top of "grand peine", which bring happiness to the town of Nivelles for a year.
N°69 - Carless day
First carless day in Rixensart, La Hulpe and part of Lasne.
N°68 - "Parcours environnement" at Waterloo
The "parcours environment" is a Waterloo event for the general public. We have exhibit tools, press articles (from magazine Sabots) and educational panels over working with horse.
N°67 - Horse Week-end at Braine-L'Alleud
Exhibition of the equestrian drawing of Isabelle Andris of Trait pour Trait to Cheneau castle during the weekend of horse at Brain-L'Alleud.
N°66 - Saint Peter's Square in Ghent
Spectacle offered to the public in Ghent. The rain has not diminished the quality of the show presented under the leadership of Trekpaarden Promotie Vlaanderen.
N°65 - Beer party at Brussels
The brewery Kwak had a beautiful set of vintage cars (Coupé,truck, omnibus) with Frisian horses, and there was a barrel of the brewery Bokor pulled by Shires. Only one question: where are the Belgian draft horses?
N°64 - Horse game at Ename
Game in carriage with draft horses en ... poney.
N°62 - Pulling at Libramont Fair
The 30th edition of the pulling competition.
N°61 - Sunday at Libramont Fair
Some images from this Sunday in Libramont, and especially the breeding competition of Ardennes Draft horse.
N°60 - Opendoor day at La Bourrache"
La Bourrache is an EFT (business training through work) in gardening and maintenance park and garden. They grow organically and ecological their 60 acres of land in the heart of Liege. While working the land is made either by hand or with draft horse, not a machine motor on the horizon!
N°59 - 11th Draft Horse Show De Brabander
The team de Brabander had concocted a splendid day for the 11th year. What a delight to see in promenade riders (with or without draft horses), carriage, and even cycling, and Shetland pony. The public came numerous to see the afternoon show!
N°58 - Horse's Day at Hargnies
Trait for Trait was present at the horse's day at Hargnies, which combines the horselogging, the carriage, riding, presentations and various exhibitors, in a very friendly atmosphere.
N°57 - Horselogging at the PMS centrum at Rixensart
Working with horse helped us to go out with tree faufilant among others without having to make large bled to spend with machines.
N°56 - Childhood Party at Rixensart
Ulysses with carriage for the "Tent à son" association in the celebration of childhood in Rixensart... the greatest happiness for the children!
N°55 - The container park
What's more environmentally friendly than bringing papers and board at Container park... with a carriage!
N° 54 - Demonstration day at Marcinelle
The foundation Dialogues Princesse de Merode organized a discovery day on forest and its crafts for children of school of Marcinelle. A hunter, forest rangers, a timber were there, and of course, Marc presented the horselogging.
N°53 - Reconstitution of the battle of Ligny
Reconstitution of the battle of Ligny with Eddy Van der Schueren and four of his mares. It was an unique and extraordinary experience...
N°52 - 6e spring party at Waterloo
The spring festival in the cold ... but we have meet anartist. "Ferstyle Brunehaut" which makes metal works to adorn your walls and doors.
N°51 - Power Horse Competition, Diepensteyn
The haras Diepensteyn held on Monday May 12 2008 his Pawer Horse Competition. The PHC combine the carriage and pulling.
N°50 - Breeding competition at Vedrin
The first competition in Vedrin was held this May 4 in the former cattle market. With in guest the Agriculture Minister Sabine Laruelle.
N°49 - Jodoigne - Agricultural Fair
As of Thursday 1 May, Jodoigne hosted its traditional agricultural fair. A beautiful opportunity to promote the draft horse in Brabant Wallon.
Old Pictures & Movies
The layout and structure of photo albums has been changed. If you wish to view the albums older than July 2007, click here.