Breaking a Horse to Harnessby Sallie Walrond
This step-by-step guide will give the average competent horseman the confidence to train his own horse to drive. Progressive lessons are given on accustoming the horse to harness, lunging, ground driving, dragging a tire, putting to and, ultimately, road work. Completely revised, enlarged and updated edition of Sallie Walrond's classic work. Well illustrated with many color photographs. PB 142 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.
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. PB 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.
Driving Questions Answeredby 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.
Judging Carriage Drivingby Sallie Walrond
A valuable handbook for judges, competitors, and spectators. A systematic explanation of judging various driving classes, including donkeys, disabled drivers, tandems, randems, coaching and horse driving trials. The judging systems of the USA, Australia, New Zealand, and England are covered. PB 118 pp.
Long Reining to Break Horses to Harnessby Heinrich Freiherr von Senden
Learn how to safely break a horse to harness by using long reins. Beginning with work on the lunge, training progresses to work with long reins for better control and to replicate the actual driving situation. Putting-to for the first time is clearly explained with an emphasis on safety. Includes a chapter on what makes a good driving horse and discusses specific breeds that are well suited to driving. PB 126pp.
Sports Drivingby 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.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Definitionsby the Carriage Association of America
Provides definitions and descriptions of harness and carriage parts used in the CAA series above. PB 6 pp.