langspannen

English translation: horse hitch

16:05 Sep 19, 2016
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Dutch term or phrase: langspannen
Piet de Boer verwierf grote bekendheid met het mennen van langspannen. In 1995 overtrof hij het eerder op zijn naam staande wereldrecord met een aanspanning van 40 Friese paarden.

so, I found https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mensport

But what is going on here? 40 horses pulling one carriage? I can't find an english equivalent anyway :(
Richard Purdom
Portugal
Local time: 10:11
English translation:horse hitch
Explanation:

Reference information:
Joanna Lannister — This is what a 40-horse hitch looks like. This is...
joannalannister.tumblr.com/.../this-is-what-a-40-horse-hitch-looks-like-th...
Jul 4, 2015 - This is what a 40-horse hitch looks like. ... a huge double-decked carriage of oiled oak and gilded metal pulled by forty heavy draft horses, was ...

http://nobodysuspectsthebutterfly.tumblr.com/post/1233815693...

Heavy Horse World Records - Wessex Heavy Horse Society
www.whhs.org.uk/index.php/resources/.../90-heavy-horse-worl...
May 14, 2014 - A 50-horse hitch was organized by Willard McWilliams of Navan, Ontario. In 1995 and again in 1998, the elder McWilliams hooked up 50 ...
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Explanation:

Reference information:
Joanna Lannister — This is what a 40-horse hitch looks like. This is...
joannalannister.tumblr.com/.../this-is-what-a-40-horse-hitch-looks-like-th...
Jul 4, 2015 - This is what a 40-horse hitch looks like. ... a huge double-decked carriage of oiled oak and gilded metal pulled by forty heavy draft horses, was ...

http://nobodysuspectsthebutterfly.tumblr.com/post/1233815693...

Heavy Horse World Records - Wessex Heavy Horse Society
www.whhs.org.uk/index.php/resources/.../90-heavy-horse-worl...
May 14, 2014 - A 50-horse hitch was organized by Willard McWilliams of Navan, Ontario. In 1995 and again in 1998, the elder McWilliams hooked up 50 ...

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