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Shire Horses, Devon

Duration: 01:37

Shire horses have been used in farming since the 18th century, but the development of agricultural machinery was bad news for the breed. By the 1960's numbers had fallen from over a million to just a few thousand. John and Jules visit a farm supporting their revival.

Available since: Wed 15 Feb 2012

Credits

Series Producer
Ali McBride
Presenter
John Craven
Presenter
Jules Hudson
Participant
Ben May
Participant
Larry Smith
Participant
Yuli Somme
Participant
Jane Campbell
Participant
Andrea Herriot
Participant
Jill Smallcombe
Participant
Jackie Abey
Participant
Clare Donavan
Participant
Marc Colson
Participant
Geoffrey Preston
Director
Ali McBride
Executive Producer
Jo Street

This clip is from

Britain's Heritage Heroes Episode 13

13/15 John Craven and Jules Hudson try traditional farming with shire horses in Devon.

First broadcast: 22 Feb 2012

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