Welcome to Maine Horse Drawn Services!
Maine Horse Drawn Services is owned and operated by Steve Lemieux. We are located in Fairfield,
Maine on a large horse farm nestled in the local countryside. We offer a wide range of
services and welcome you and your family to experience a bit of the past with a horse drawn wagon, buggy
or sleigh ride. We also offer harness demonstrations, driving lessons and low impact logging services.
Bangor Daily News
Sap Harvesting Article
Steve Lemieux bellowed the French command across the sugarbush, silver buckets filled with sap in each hand.
His two Canadian horses snorted and tossed their heads, their black manes quivering. Their harnesses creaked as they lurched forward, grunts of exertion and the sounds of metal and leather breaking through the
silence of the wood. One of Lemieux's dogs sat, unfazed, on the slab the horses...
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Winter Sleigh Rides
Treat your family and loved ones to an enjoyable horse drawn sleigh ride through the fields and woods on our well groomed trails. For an extra special experience schedule a moonlight sleigh rides.
Rides are offered 7 days a week in January and February. We are offering 2 packages this winter. Option 1 is a 45 minute sleigh ride. Price: $15.00 per adult and $8.00 for every child 12 and under.
Option 2 is an extended 1¼ hour ride that includes a stop at our cozy cabin to warm up and to enjoy some hot refreshments. Price: $25.00 per adult and $15.00 for every child 12 and under. There is a
minimum 2, and a maximum of 9 people per sleigh ride. Gift certificate available.
To ensure you enjoy your sleigh ride in Maine's winter weather, please dress in appropriate warm winter clothes such as boots, mittens or gloves, scarves, a warm winter coat and winter head gear.
Call to make your reservation.
Any occasion, any time of year, day or night ~ our carriages are available for all formal weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, parades,
community and historical events. Informal, private country rides for families or couples, or large neighborhood parties & socials.
We offer a variety of packages to suit your needs at a location of your choice or ours. All events are offered with a pair of elegant black horses. Some events are available with
four black horses(4~in~hand).
Team Harness & Driving Lessons
Demonstrations and lessons are all available for: single, tandem, pairs or team, unicorn, 4-in-hand, 3 abreast, 4 abreast and also for any and all
horse drawn farm equipment we may have.
Price for single and pairs/team is $50.00 for 1 and a half hours (lesson or demonstration)
All others $75.00 for 1 and a half hours (lesson and demonstration)
Any extra people in your party are $25.00 per person
We can teach you how to properly harness a horse, or a team of horses, to a cart, wagon, carriage, sleigh or any other horse drawn implement. We can
also show off the amazing things that can be done with a four wheel marathon cart. We're here to help you with any problems you may have with harnessing or
driving your horse/team of horses. We also offer logging and farming horse drawn demonstrations, as well as sap gathering demonstrations (horses respond well to voice commands).
We can come to you!
We are available for hire for any of the following, and are willing to travel to you: harnessing demos, driving demos, farm equipment demos, wedding, wagon rides, sleigh rides, fairs and more.
We can travel anywhere in New England. Prices vary depending on how far we have to travel and the requirements of the event.