Pictures & Movies
N°202 - Procession of Saint Gertrude
N°190 - Rallye, Thuillies
N°189 - Agriculture show, Nivelles
N°188 - Spring celebration, Waterloo
N°187 - Forest day, Marcinelle
N°186 - Vrijegans
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°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°152 - Saint Gertrude
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°140 - Draft horse happening, Evergem
N°139 - Horse day, Hargnies
N°138 - Carrefour du livre, Genval
N°137 - Sivry
N°135 - The battle of Ligny
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°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°117 - National championship of Belgian draft horse at Agribex
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°108 - Procession of St Hubert at Cuesmes
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°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°90 - Vrije Gans (Berendrecht)
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°76 - Tree party at Rixensart
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°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°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°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°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°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°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.
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