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The Center for Draft Cattle Research and Education is an institutional part of the Open-Air Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology Lauresham. This in turn is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Lorsch Abbey which is administered by the State Palaces and Gardens of Hesse. This connection enables access to various teaching and experimental fields, meadows and a forest as well as agricultural and forestry machinery and a large collection of implements for training purposes on site. The open-air laboratory currently (as of 2024) has eight draft cattle of different training levels and harnessing traditions. These can be fully utilized by the center. In terms of infrastructure, the Center has its own office, a guest room with a workplace and an extensive library, which is discussed in a separate section on this website.

The Center is also supported by an internationally renowned team of advisory board members such as Paul Starkey (UK), who advise on projects and other plans at annual meetings and provide the institution with advice and support.

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