Heavy Horse Pull

Heavy Horse Pull


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This short documentary offers a humorous look at horse-pulling contests in Ontario and the people who prepare for them. We travel from the farm to the contest, where excitement runs high and the quips do not lack in local colour. Which of these magnificent creatures will be able to pull the heaviest load and win the prize?

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Heavy Horse Pull, Roberta King & Ronald Squire, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Roberta King
    Ronald Squire
  • producer
    Beryl Fox
  • executive producer
    Don Hopkins
  • photography
    Robert Fresco
  • sound
    Ian Hendry
    Bill McLelland
    Peter Shewchuk
    Glenn Squire
  • editing
    Roger Pyke
  • sound editing
    Ronald Sanders
  • re-recording
    Terry Cooke
  • music
    Prairie Oyster

  • Malcolm

    I love this video it gives me someon to look up to because i got draft horses like that and will be pulling in 2 years about. Does anyone know what the song at the end of this video is called ?

    Malcolm, 4 Jun 2014
  • Yippy

    This was not just country life in Ontario. I am sure it was life across the country. I remember being at the fair and in awe of the big teams. And Im only 42

    Yippy, 19 Jul 2013

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