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Books for Beginners

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Bombproofing Tips

Bombproofing Tips

by Perry Wood
Take the time to train your horse to accept the unexpected. This booklet explains the tools you need to develop a more trusting relationship with your equine partner. By using distance, repetition, and positive reinforcement, you can teach your horse to think more and to react less. PB 24 pp.

#031-B0879     $12.95


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 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 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


Putting-to a Pair

Putting-to a Pair

by Caroline Douglas and Sophie Adkins
A guide to safety and correctly harnessing a pair of horses. Includes tips on selecting a carriage, pair harness, and putting to. PB 32 pp.

#031-A0668     $13.95


Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Carriage and Harness Care

Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Carriage and Harness Care

by the Carriage Association of America
Volume V in this educational series outlines the proper maintenance, care, and storage of driving equipment. Includes sound advice for protecting your investment in carriages and harness. PB 12 pp.

#012-3273     $5.00

 

Starting to Drive

Starting to Drive

by Sallie Walrond
A step-by-step introduction to carriage driving for the beginner. Graphic illustrations and clear text emphasize correct harness fit, putting to, and basic driving techniques. PB 24 pp.

#031-S0261     $12.95

 

Videos & DVDs for Beginners

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Between the Shafts (DVD)

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.

#031-V3429     $39.95

 

Breaking and Training the Driving Horse (DVD)

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.

#031-V0734     $39.95

 

Double Up (DVD)

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.

#031-V3428     $39.95

 

Horse & Cart (DVD)

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.

#031-0252     $29.95

 

An Introduction to Turnout and Presentation (DVD)

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.

#031-V6051     $35.00


The Driving Certificate (DVD)

The Driving Certificate (DVD)

by Thomas Vogel
Basic training of the driving horse, both single and pair, equip-ment used, and work in the arena is explained following the train-ing guidelines of the German Na-tional Equestrian Federation. In English. 100 mins. DVD format.

#031-V0987     $49.95



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