Jean Burns


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  • Interview with Miss Jean Burns

    Miss Jean Burns, who was born in Tranmere on the Wirral and moved to the Isle of Man in 1947, talks to David Callister about the following topics:

    Ploughing horses
    Holidays to the Isle of Man
    Land Girl in the UK
    Working on Frank Richmond’s farm in Ramsey
    Competing in the British Ploughing Association match
    Ploughing fields for Charles Kerruish at Ballafayle
    Learning how to drive a tractor
    Judging ploughing matches
    Breeding horses at Bolivia Mount
    Breaking in horses
    Horse ‘vocabulary’
    Winning 3rd place in World Ploughing Match
    Taking part in BBC radio programme ‘Have A Go’

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