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Books on Turnouts and Appointments

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A Driving Horse Photo Album

A Driving Horse Photo Album

by Robert Mischka
A photographic study of the finer details of carriage driving. Over 300 color photographs from 2004-2005 show the wide diversity of driving horses, events, and turnouts in North America. By acclaimed horse photographer Bob Mischka. HB 167pp.

#031-D0002       $34.95


All About Manes & Tails

All About Manes & Tails

by Carolyn Henderson
A step-by-step guide to making the most of your horse's appearance for the show ring. Learn how to pull and trim manes and tails. Various braiding techniques are well described and illustrated. PB 24 pp.

#031-P0362       $12.95

 
 

Carriage Turnouts

Carriage Turnouts

by Carriage Association of America
The correct style of turnout appropriate for different types of carriages is detailed. Paint colors, upholstery, lamps, trim, harness, fittings, appointments, and suitability of horses are outlined. Proper dress for drivers, grooms, and passengers is discussed. This revised edition contains images from the CAA's Carriage Identification Chart plus a table of pole and shaft dimensions. The classic reference for all drivers interested in preserving the traditions of the sport. PB 72pp.

#012-3433       #20.00

 

Clipping

Clipping

by Carolyn & John Henderson
In order for a horse to work more comfortably in the winter, a body clip may be considered. Various styles of clips are explained and tips are given to make the job easier. Trimming of the head, mane, and legs is also discussed. PB 24 pp.

#031-P0306       $12.95

 
 

Grooming to Win

Grooming to Win

by Susan Harris
A practical hands-on reference for preparing all show horses for the ring. This revised third edition reflects current styles and practices for every breed and discipline, including driving. Widely considered to be the classic book on stable management. Spiral PB 344pp.

#031-G1489       #34.95

 

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


On the Box Seat

On the Box Seat

by Tom Ryder
A comprehensive guide to various types of harness, vehicles, equipment and correct methods of driving. Particularly valuable are comprehensive descriptions of proper appointments. Widely considered to be the standard reference on driving today. Details of turnout and appointments for various types of vehicles are addressed. 180 pp.

#012-3047 PB       $15.00
#012-3111 HB       $40.00

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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

 

Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Definitions

Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Definitions

by the Carriage Association of America
Provides definitions and descriptions of harness and carriage parts used in the CAA series above. PB 6 pp.

#012-3235       $5.00

 

Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Dog Cart Phaeton and American Trap

Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Dog Cart Phaeton and American Trap

by the Carriage Association of America
Volume II in this educational series focuses on the Dog-Cart Phaeton and the American Trap. PB 8 pp.

#012-3254       $5.00

 


Videos & DVDs on Turnouts and Appointsments

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Carriage Pleasure Driving (DVD)

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.

#012-09-0001       $25.00

 

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



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