Leonhard Huber from Walpertskirchen supervised four Rennochsen, which run a maximum of four races per year. "The Training is to go for a walk – as a dog to go, just that the dog weighs a ton," he says.
Walpertskirchen/stain To Pentecost, one is reminded of the ancient custom to draw with a beautifully decorated oxen through the town. In the idyllic hamlet spot behind Pemmering you can see the 25-year-old Leonhard Huber from Walpertskirchen much more often with one of his oxen go for a walk – this is also to do in a broader sense, with folklore and traditions. The budding agriculture master trained his Rennochsen.
Maxl, Franz, Moritz, and Seppi is the name of the ox
From the property in the spot his mother, Roswitha comes. Son of Leonhard has the agriculture as a sideline operation reactivated. In the main profession Huber works at the teaching and Experimental farm of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, oberschleissheim, is there for the cortical area and the feeding responsibility.
The walpert Church taken care of in spot all four of his oxen Maxl, Franz, Moritz, and Seppi, have an open barn with straw as bedding, at any time, on a large pasture to graze in the shade of the trees and on the Lawn to run around. The four and a half year old, milk coffee brown, Franz is even a regional celebrity, because he won 2018, the ox race in Walpertskirchen, as the Association to protect Freischütz and the boys club celebrated their club's double anniversary (we reported). The older Maxl Huber of birth to know. "It is a great pleasure to see an animal grow up," he says.
"My oxen have Double the life for me
In General, you slaughter oxen with 24 or 25 months, according to Leonhard Huber, whose father Christian master butcher and in Walpertskirchen operates the store with his wife Roswitha, a food that belongs to the house of slaughter. "My oxen have already spent Double that to live with me," says Leonhard Huber. This applies, for Maxl and Franz. The two-year-old Moritz and the one-year Seppi to run the race.
And how to train oxen? "The Training is to go for a walk – as a dog to go, just that the dog weighs a ton," says walpert start with a smile. The most Important thing is to deal with the animals to make them tame, to accustom them slowly to weight on your back and not to overwhelm you. You have to adjust with a lot of patience on each individual animal.
a Maximum of four races per year to the ox run
"The whole of the Great, is most of the Mind," says Leonhard Huber. Maxl result so well that he got the ring, no nose. The other three oxen, but only as a "security and emergency", to the heavy animals, at any time, tame. During the walk you will created a large cold-blood-holster.
a Maximum of four races per year to run the bulls, where the Corona-the crisis has made these plans for the time being, a dash through the bill. "To me a couple of thousand Euro from the go," says the part-time farmer, with a view on the failed large-scale events.
But Huber not only trains his Rennochsen, for which he gets a participation start-up money, but also sells hay. A lot of stay at these activities, but the work to get him some.
Strict conditions and veterinary health screenings
For the race, there are strict requirements and veterinary medical investigations, told the 25-Year-old. The animals would have to be in top shape to be able to go to the Start, would be solely motivated by the reward principle to Run well with food and water supplies. Also pauses between each launch would be adhered to conscientiously.
His is a "matter of the heart to be the ox", says Leonhard Huber. You listen to him, if he calls you, you can caress, begging for the coveted treats – in this case, old bread and cakes. And how long will the ox be allowed to live? "As long as you remain a good boy and have fun on the race," says Huber. Eventually, however, you will go the way of the flesh. But until then, you are supposed to have according to the will of their owner, a beautiful, free, and decent life.
Vroni birdDate Of Update: 06 June 2020, 05:34