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Oct 12
2009

Horses in Williamsburg

Horses lend their speed and strength to the American colonies. Head coachman Joyce Henry shares the horse's role in early Virginia.

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May 4
2009

Spring Lambs

Preserving genetic diversity one lamb at a time: Manager of Rare Breeds Elaine Shirley talks about the 2009 generation of Leicester Longwools.

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Apr 28
2008

Disgustingly Adorable

Never at a loss for words, Rare Breeds Manager Elaine Shirley coins the phrase "disgustingly adorable" to describe this year's lambs.

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Apr 7
2008

Smart as an Ox

Bovine behemoths boast brains and brawn. Oxman Darin Tschopp describes these beasts of burden.

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Feb 25
2008

The Butcher, the Baker

One sheep's fleece supplies half a dozen trades. Shepherdess Carrie MacDougal spins the tale.

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Feb 5
2007

Saddles, Harnesses, and Everything In Between

Colonial Williamsburg Journeyman saddle and harness maker Eric Myall says different saddles are tools for specific jobs.

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Nov 6
2006

Preserving Rare Breeds

Recreating the past in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area is a matter of hoofs and horns as well as bricks and mortar.

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Oct 17
2005

Coachman

Chuck Wood loves working with horses and people every day driving carriages in the Historic Area.

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May 5
2005

Colonial Williamsburg's livestock program

From lambs to chickens, Elaine Shirley, manager of rare breeds, spends her day in animal husbandry.

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