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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Horse Ploughing and Country Skills Day

Watch the magnificent heavy horses at work, as ploughmen from across Northern Ireland compete in the museum's annual ploughing match.

- , Sat 28 Mar 2020

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 Our Horse Ploughing and Country Skills event at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum has long been a fixture in the agriculture calendar.  On Saturday 28 March, visitors to the museum will be able to watch the annual ploughing match and enjoy a range of traditional activities including;

  • See the Farrier at work
  • Blacksmith work
  • Working sheep dogs
  • Open hearth baking
  • Traditional threshing
  • Horse grooming
  • Donkey work 
  • Loy digging.



Please note that some activities are weather dependant.