Great Horse Day

Manor Park

Events during the day:

Presentation of horse breeds – the Estonian, the Tori, the Estonian Heavy Draught, and other breeds
Dressage demonstration – Diana Ellermann with Royal Pokemon and others
XXI Inspection of the Estonian Heavy Draught Horses

Horses and labour – making hay, pulling sledges, pulling logs, tools used while working with horses, etc.
Harness racing: refereed by Marko Villemson
Horse pulling attempt

Practical workshops, consulting booths, and horse equipment fair are open throughout the day in Palmse manor.

‘Horse ABC’ guided tours, introducing horses and horse-related activities, lectures on the history of using horses, sale of horse-themed publications and brochures, equine therapy, riding, harnessing horses, wagon and cart riding...

An exhibition introducing the life of the lords of the manor, the newly renovated orangery with exotic plants, budgerigars, and koi, spirits exhibition in the ox stable, handicraft courtyard and small animal enclosure by the malt barn, the smithy, the sculptures exhibition ‘Play’ and the exhibition ’13 Ghosts’ in the storehouse are open for visitors in Palmse manor.

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Foundation of the Museums of Virumaa, Palmse manor Kaidu Tiirik 50761083
Environmental Board, Lahemaa National Park Ave Paulus 53327893
Estonian Horse Breeders’ Society Krista Sepp 53407095
Estonian Equestrian Federation, Marti Hääl
Horse Breeders of Lahemaa Ennu Tšernavski and Ingrid Randlaht

Organisers: Foundation of the Museums of Virumaa, Estonian Horse Breeders’ Society and Estonian Heavy Draught Branch Society, Estonian Equestrian Federation, Eesti Hobumajanduse Liit, Lahemaa Horse Club, Environmental Board, Horse Breeders of Lahemaa

Sunday, 2015, July 26 - 10:30am