2015-11-19 / Living
Upper Peninsula man uses ‘horse power’ for logging operation
3 draft horses enjoy the year-round work
HERMANSVILLE, Mich. Logging is becoming increasingly mechanized, but a Hermansville man is happy to use horses for his year-round operation. John Boyd relies on horse-powered logging to manage a farm in Hermansville. His team consists of Moose, Brownie and Eeyore — all male Belgian draft horses that haul the logs cut by Boyd and his girlfriend, Cathy Murray.