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Books on Driving Multiples

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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

 
 

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

 

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 Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure

Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure

by Francis Underhill
A reprint of the classic 1897 guide on coaching, tandem driving, pleasure carriages, stables, livery, and harness. Included are 124 vintage photos that depict a variety of well turned out vehicles. PB 164 pp.

#031-D0077     $19.95

 

Judging Carriage Driving

Judging Carriage Driving

by 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.

#031-J0036     $24.95


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


The Hungarian Driving Style

The Hungarian Driving Style

by Tibor Pettko-Szandtner von Felsodriethoma
The first English edition of the definitive manual on the Hungarian style of carriage driving. Differences from the English style include rein handling, style of harness, whip design, and vehicles. In addition to the detailed information on Hungarian driving, this text includes general information that will benefit any driver. HB 313 pp.

#031-0200     $15.00



Videos & DVDs on Driving Multiples

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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


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

 

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

 

Hitch Up and Drive (VHS) (Part I, Part II, Part III)

Hitch Up and Drive (VHS) (Part I, Part II, Part III)

by Thomas Vogel
This 3-part video from Germany gives an in-depth look at all aspects of driving. Part I starts with the training of a young horse. Part II focuses on the driver and the use of the Achenbach system. Part III follows top German drivers through actual driving competitions. In English. TOTAL 2 hrs. 36 mins. VHS format.

#031-V0978     $49.95 ea. vol.

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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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