Bombproof Your Horseby Sgt. Rick Pelicano
Systematic approach to de-spooking horses by a mounted police officer. A program of exercises will make your horse calm and more confident in any situation. PB 182 pp.
Bombproofing Tipsby 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.
Buying a Horseby Peter Gray
Learn where to buy, what to look for, and how to avoid potential problems. Offers tips on suitability, conformation faults, vices, and the vetting process. PB 24 pp.
Carriages: A General Maintenance BookWhat to look for to keep your carriage in tip-top shape. Discusses wheels, bearings, hydraulic brakes, and battery-operated lights. Shows how to bleed brakes on traditional wooden Amish-made carriages. Also includes tips on storing and cleaning carriages. PB 10 pp.
Drive Onby Doris Ganton
Explains the type of driving done by various breeds of horses in harness. Special specifications, training, and class descriptions of different breed shows are presented. PB 180 pp.
Drive Smartly-Drive Safelyby 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.
Driven Dressage with the Single Horseby 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.
Drivingby 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.
Driving a Harness Horseby 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. HB 192 pp.
Driving Do's and Dont'sby Sallie Walrond
Valuable advice for safe, enjoyable driving. Proper harness fit, vehicle maintenance, and getting ready for a show are discussed. PB 24 pp.
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.
Carriage Pleasure Driving (DVD)by the Brandywine Valley Driving Club
Aimed at the beginning driver, this video provides an inside look into the art and strategy of showing in a pleasure carriage driving show under American Driving Society rules. Filmed at the 2008 Brandywine Carriage Driving Show in PA, a wide variety of classes, turnouts, and horses are featured. 65 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.
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.
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.