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Schaff mat Päerd (Work with horses) asbl, a non-profit organization registered in Luxembourg, has the following objectives:
To promote the research on the welfare of draught animals.
To develop new equipment for animal traction.
To publish information on the subject of animal traction equipment and the welfare of draught animals.
To actively participate in knowledge exchange aimed at improving the living and working conditions of draught animals.
Section dedicated to the studies conducted by SmP on animal traction equipment and its current and future projects.
SmP publishes test reports about horse drawn implements.
SmP creates practical guidebooks for working with draft horses.
Below you can find the latest news of the association.
In February 2020 appeared in the Farm Show Magazine (Vol. 44, No. 2, 2020) a presentation of the SmP Bio-Stree 1.1 and Bio-Séi 1.0 prototypes.
After our comparative trials of three horse-drawn lawn mowers for pair hitch in 2016 (Malmö / Sweden), a test series of the Lloyds Leda Giant and Ransomes Magna single-horse lawn mowers was started in April 2020. The corresponding test report
In March 2020 appeared in the Heavy Horse World Magazine (spring 2020) a book review about the first issue “The harness for draught horses” of our guidebook series.
At invitation of the castle Gunnebo Slott, SmP carried out on 20 December 2019 practical trials of a newly developed prototype for weed control on the gravel paths of the castle gardens in Mölndal.