Hurdles (agricultural)


Hurdles (agricultural)

Hurdles are a form of rural crafts. They are lightweight portable fencing structures that are used to enclose (or 'fold') animals such as sheep (i.e.: a sheepfold). In England & Wales they have often been woven from ash tree, willow or hazel withies, and made windproof with , and so called 'wattle hurdles'. There are also 'gate hurdles' that are made from split poles.


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