Local drives three horse carriage in Switzerland
October 29, 2020
Heinz Autenried, seated right, of Lewis County (Little Swiss Farm) drove a 3 horse omnibus this summer season in Pontresina, Switzerland.
Carriages pulled by 3 horses was invented by the Romans and then adapted by a Russian group called Troika Locals. They called 3 horse carriage driving an art.
Heinz worked for Werner "Wohli" Wohlwend, a native and original of Pontresina, and his wife Gina. They owned and operated a 63 horse ranch with riding and pulling horses. They had 23 carriages and slides.
For over a hundred years people have been transported by horse and carriages for five miles i...