Horses eat grass and hay. This is green energy at its greenest. They transform this green energy into natural horse power offering it as traction power.
Horse drawn carriages and wagons are thus based on environmental friendly energy:
Sustainability refers to the handling of resources and is given in case the following principles are fulfilled:
That means, that the chosen method / technique can be applied without any time restrictions which means it is fed solely by renewable components. Furthermore it means, that the chosen method / technique can be applied everywhere on the globe - with respective adaptations to local conditions.
According to these criteria, horse based mobility can be regarded as a sustainable concept.
And who benefits from horse based mobility?
A lot of people, directly and indirectly, now and in future:
> all, since clean 'drive system'
> all, since contribution to climate protection
> regionally many, since horse keeping means agricultural
land use and thus protection of natural resources and
a working eco-system
> locally a few alongside the whole value chain, since horse
keeping and carrier business are income source for various
> future generations, since traditional culture techniques and
natural heritage is being saved.