Kōrero: Horses

Packhorses

Packhorses

The only way to get food or equipment to the more remote parts of a hill country property was by packhorse. The packman, who knew how to properly arrange a load on a horse, was a valuable member of any mustering gang or station staff. These packhorses are loaded and ready to go at Cloudy Range Station, Amuri, South Canterbury.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: 9305

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Emma Meyer, 'Horses - Horses and farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19277/packhorses (accessed 7 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Emma Meyer, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008