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Books on Combined Driving

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All Horse Systems Go

All Horse Systems Go

by Nancy Loving
An in-depth veterinary care and conditioning resource that focuses on optimizing your horse's performance. Techniques for respiratory and cardiovascular conditioning, warm-up and cool-down strategies, and management of muscle injury and pain are discussed. Includes valuable first aid info. Over 500 full color photos accompany this comprehensive text. PB 616 pp.

#031-A0696       $45.00



Competition Carriage Driving

Competition Carriage Driving

by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
This revised edition traces the history of combined driving and explains each of the three sections in detail. The suitability of various breeds of horses is discussed as well as specifically designed vehicles and equipment currently being used. A table calculating times at various speeds and distances is particularly useful. Also included are sections on organizing an event and hazard design. HB 127pp.

#031-C0325       $45.00


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

 
 

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

 

Rein in Your Brain

Rein in Your Brain

by Janeane Reagan
Harness the power of your mind to become a more effective and successful rider or driver. Develop the mental skills needed to deal with stress, overcome frustration, and gain confidence. Practical tips from this carriage driver will give you the tools you need to help achieve your goals during training and competition. PB 169 pp.

#031-R1000       $18.99

 

Sports Driving

Sports Driving

by Amanda Saville
A complete look at the competitive sport of combined driving. Sound advice is given on proper equipment, correct training, and improving performance at events. Helpful tips for a successful dressage test, faster hazards, and a clear round in cones are shared. HB 192 pp.

#031-S0016       $39.95

 

Sports Massage for Horses

Sports Massage for Horses

by Pennie Hooper
Find out how to use massage to improve your horse's performance. Clear instructions are aimed at identifying equine muscular strain, loosening those muscles, and providing more freedom of movement. Examples of human comparisons explain how a horse actually feels. Includes a useful guide to specific performance related problems. HB 60 pp.

#031-A0683       $24.95

 

The Complete Performance Horse

The Complete Performance Horse

by Colin Vogel
Addresses the problems associated with the performance horse. Fitness, fatigue, diet, and energy levels of the athletic horse are examined. Looks at the goals of training and the risks of overtraining. The treatment of wounds at an event is discussed along with the routine to minimize the chance of elimination at the vet inspection. Includes a good section on lameness and its treatment. PB 240 pp.

#031-H1211       $19.95

 

Videos & DVDs on Combined Driving

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Competition Driving  Part 1  (DVD)

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.

#031-V1063       $39.95


 
 

Competition Driving  Part 2  (DVD)

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.

#031-V1064       $39.95


 
 

Competition Driving Part 3 (DVD)

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.

#031-V1065       $39.95


Competition Driving  Part 3  (VHS)

Competition Driving Part 3 (VHS)

with Ewald Meier
The latest tape in this well produced series 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. VHS format.

#031-V1004       $49.95

 

FEI World Equestrian Games The Hague 1994 Driving (VHS)

FEI World Equestrian Games The Hague 1994 Driving (VHS)

with Peter Churchill Exciting action at the 1994 Four-in-Hand Driving Championships when brave referees were still used on the marathon. Abundant footage of all hazards includes world-class driving by Michael Freund, Ijsbrand Chardon, Felix Brasseur, George Bowman, and Jimmy Fairclough. A good description of all 3 phases is also given. 60 mins. VHS format only.

#031-03-1000       $39.95

 
 

Velstra Driving School Part I (VHS)

Velstra Driving School Part I (VHS)

by Tjeerd Velstra
Watch this World Champion Four-in-Hand driver from Holland select a suitable driving horse, train it to drive as a single and deal with everyday problems on the road. In English. 50 mins. VHS format.

#031-V0981       $49.95

 

Velstra Driving School Part I (DVD)

Velstra Driving School Part I (DVD)

by Tjeerd Velstra
Watch this World Champion Four-in-Hand driver from Holland select a suitable driving horse, train it to drive as a single and deal with everyday problems on the road. In English. 50 mins. DVD format.

#031-V1061       $39.95


Velstra Driving School Part II (VHS)

Velstra Driving School Part II (VHS)

by Tjeerd Velstra
Explains four-in-hand training and rein handling, including the "Velstra" Achenbach and 2-handed system. Tandem driving is also covered. In English. 50 mins. VHS format.

#031-V0982       $49.95

 

Velstra Driving School Part II (DVD)

Velstra Driving School Part II (DVD)

by Tjeerd Velstra
Explains four-in-hand training and rein handling, including the "Velstra" Achenbach and 2-handed system. Tandem driving is also covered. In English. 50 mins. DVD format.

#031-V1062       $39.95

 


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