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This is our "View"

by ohiosamishcountry.com

Occasionally we are asked questions from our guests about the “farming animals” of Ohio’s Amish Country. It’s always fun to share the things we’ve learned and today we would like to share a little about the Draft Horse. There are 5 “official” breeds of Draft Horses; Belgian, Percheron, Clydesdale, Shire, Suffolk and Paint. Just like there are many different breeds of dogs in the “Working Class” of the dog world (like Sheep Dog, Police Dog, etc), the Draft Horse is the “Working Class” of the horse world. Often called “Gentle Giants”, these behemoths were bred to assist the farmer in the fields with plowing ...

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This is our "View"

by ohiosamishcountry.com

The sun hasn't risen yet so the only visible sights are the half-crescent moon and a few stars. In a nearby tree an owl calls softly, a similar response comes from deep within the 30 acres of woods behind the Inn.  About 12 miles to the north the red lights of a tall radio tower near Berlin can be seen through the motionless leaves of the trees.Ever so slowly the darkness is replaced by the soft glow of daylight. The chirp of crickets diminish but in a matter of seconds the clear single-note song of a Cardinal begins. Methodical yet lovely in it's own way, he continues to greet the new day from his perch in a nearby Cherry tree. The landscape is becoming more visible as the stars and mo ...

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