Between the Shafts (DVD)by the British Driving Society
A comprehensive guide to driving a single horse with an emphasis on safety. Contains a detailed look at correct fitting of harness and carriage, putting to, safe driving techniques, and proper care of equipment. 90 mins. DVD format.
Breaking and Training the Driving Horse (DVD)by Doris Ganton
Clearly shows the fundamentals for starting a horse in harness. Step-by-step instructions guide the viewer through a safe and easy system. 90 mins. DVD format.
Competition Driving Part 1 (DVD)with Ewald Meier
Instructional film aimed at training the driving horse and preparing him for competition. Views from the box clearly demonstrate the training goals of rhythm, contact, impulsion, and suppleness. In English. 48 mins. DVD format.
Competition Driving Part 2 (DVD)with Ewald Meier
Dressage training for the driving horse is the focus of Part 2 of this series. The schooling of individual dressage movements is highlighted as well as the execution of an entire test. The basics of dressage are then shown to improve driving in both hazards and cones. In English. 52 mins. DVD format.
Competition Driving Part 3 (DVD)with Ewald Meier
The latest tape in this well produced series is now available in DVD and deals with preparation and training of driving horses at the intermediate and advanced levels. Specific dressage training is emphasized as the key to all three phases of combined driving and tips on competition equipment and preparing for the marathon are discussed. In English. 58 mins. DVD format.
Double Up (DVD)by Jane MacInnes
An introduction to pair driving by the presenter of the popular video, Between the Shafts. The different equipment used with a pair is discussed along with pair driving techniques and rein handling. Combined driving and commercial work with pairs are both shown. 60 mins. DVD format.
Horse & Cart (DVD)by Robyn Cuffey
As a follow-up to the popular book, Essential Guide to Carriage Driving, this tape guides the beginner through the selection of safe and affordable driving equipment for the single horse. Various styles of carts and harness are discussed as well as safe methods of harnessing up, putting to, and driving on the road. DVD format.
In the World of Friesians (DVD)by Thomas Vogel
A look at those distinctively regal horses from the Netherlands. The outstanding action of the Friesian is highlighted in hand, under saddle, and in harness. Footage from the Friesian Horse Festival is a treat for all horse lovers. In English. 46 mins. DVD format.
An Introduction to Turnout and Presentation (DVD)This video will help you create the best possible picture for either the pleasure show ring or the presentation phase of a combined driving event. A variety of experts share tips on the appropriate dress for driver, passengers, and grooms. Important details regarding harness, spares, lamps, and whips are included as well as a helpful checklist for CDE presentation. 45 mins. DVD format.
Teach Your Horse to Drive (DVD)with Mary Ruth Marks
Explains the basics of training your own horse from suitability and handling from the ground to actually putting to. Driving techniques, exercises, and etiquette are also discussed. 1 hr. 34 mins. DVD format