Shire Horses Help repair Hampstead Heath ground

Written by Dan Carrier Friday, 02 March 2018 11:22

MEET Heath and Nobby – two shire horses weighing in at more than a ton each, who came to the rescue on Hampstead Heath at the weekend to help put right the damage done to land following the English National Cross Country Championships.

The pair were used by Heath managers the City of London, after a campaign by walkers John and Sarah Carrier to help repair muddy paths caused by thousands of running competing in the athletics event on Saturday.

The horses are looked after by Tom Nixon, of shire horse firm Operation Centaur. Usually based in Richmond Park and Hampton Court Palace, they spent Sunday harrowing over tracks to help the ground recover... READ MORE


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