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Dictionary for Carriage Driving

Dictionary for Carriage Driving

by Hans Krasensky
Complete list of terminology used in carriage driving in German, English, French, Italian, and Spanish. Specific names of all harness parts, carriage parts, and terms commonly used during competition are included. The standardization of technical terms provides a useful tool to communicate within the global sport of carriage driving. HB 223pp.

#031-Y0154     $44.95

 
 

Draft Horses Today

Draft Horses Today

by Robert Mischka
American draft horse breeds are discussed as well as the vehicles and equipment used to do farm chores today. Draft horses can also be used for recreation, showing, horsepulls, parades, and just for fun. Plenty of color photos accompany this informative text. HB 166 pp.

#031-D0221     $32.95


Draft Horses: an Owner's Manual

Draft Horses: an Owner's Manual

by Beth Valentine and Michael Wildenstein
The increasing popularity of many different draft breeds has given rise to the need for more information on how to properly care for them. This practical manual covers the basic care, feeding, and health management of heavy horses. It is geared toward all draft breeds, including heavy pony breeds such as the Haflinger and Norwegian Fjord. A great resource for treating and preventing problems that are specific to draft horses. PB 229 pp.

#031-D0001     $32.00

 

Drive Smartly-Drive Safely

Drive Smartly-Drive Safely

by the Carriage Association of America
Discussion of the ten most common causes of accidents and ways of avoiding them, many safety rules, and feeding the pleasure driving horse. A chart giving the correct lengths and heights for poles and splinter bars and a table for shaft lengths and widths is exceptionally valuable. PB 14 pp. Updated 2005.

#012-3051     $4.00

 

Driven Dressage with the Single Horse

Driven Dressage with the Single Horse

by Sandy Rabinowitz
Basic principles of driven dressage are clearly depicted by excellent line illustrations. Easy-to-understand tips will help improve your training. Practical suggestions for working at home and at the show grounds are included. PB 70 pp.

#031-6022     $25.00

 

Driving

Driving

by Anne Norris and Caroline Douglas A photographic guide of how to drive and how not to drive. Shortening and lengthening of the reins is explained, as well as tips for proper turning. Common rein handling faults are well illustrated. PB 24 pp.

#031-D0313     $13.95


Driving a Harness Horse

Driving a Harness Horse

by Sallie Walrond
This step-by-step format will help the newcomer learn the safest and most efficient way of driving a harness horse. Correct driving position, whip and rein handling, and proper balancing of a two-wheeled vehicle are all clearly explained. PB 192 pp.

#031-D0094     $49.95


Driving and Judging Dressage

Driving and Judging Dressage

by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Discusses the problems facing judges and drivers in order to help both interpret the requirements of the dressage test. Rules, arena layout, individual movements, and judging are explained. The importance of accuracy, pace differentiation, regularity and impulsion of the horse is emphasized. Differences between what can be achieved in ridden dressage versus driven dressage are explored. PB 63 pp.

#031-D0278     $22.95

 

Driving Do's and Dont's

Driving Do's and Dont's

by Sallie Walrond
Valuable advice for safe, enjoyable driving. Proper harness fit, vehicle maintenance, and getting ready for a show are discussed. PB 24 pp.

#031-D0245     $12.95

 

Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure

Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure

by Francis Underhill
A reprint of the classic 1897 guide on coaching, tandem driving, pleasure carriages, stables, livery, and harness. Included are 124 vintage photos that depict a variety of well turned out vehicles. PB 164 pp.

#031-D0077     $19.95

 

Driving Questions Answered

Driving Questions Answered

by Sallie Walrond
Common-sense advice and solutions to common problems such as fear of traffic, refusing to stand still, and pulling various types of carriages are explained along with the correct fit of vehicle for both the horse and driver. PB 24 pp.

#031-D0232     $12.95


Fell Pony (The)

Fell Pony (The)

by Clive Richardson
An overview of this established, versatile, performance breed from England. A calm disposition and active gaits make these ponies excellent in harness. They excel at riding disciplines as well. Care and feeding of this low-maintenance breed is discussed. PB 24 pp.

#031-H0830     $12.95


For the Love of the Horse - Volume III

For the Love of the Horse - Volume III

by Ann Jamieson
Amazing horses with amazing stories. Read about legendary horses like the eventing super pony Theodore O'Connor, the unforgettable Barbaro, and Chester Weber's four-in-hand driving star Jamaica. Others are less famous but no less remarkable. A treasure of true stories about the bond between horses and humans. PB 244 pp.

#031-F0003     $17.95

 


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