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The French draught horses
French draught horses (Ardennes, Percherons, Comtois, etc.) are hardy and quiet. They have always accompanied man in the vineyard work. In order to work between the rows of vines without damaging them, the animal must not be too large. Although slower than tractors, they are also much more economical. Trained so as not to crush the vines, their hooves aerate the soil without compacting it. The Maison Marguet has returned to using horses in the vineyards, which has a great influence on the soil and the quality of their champagnes.
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