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Carriage Turnoutsby 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.
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.
The Evolution of Many Modern Breeds of Light Horsesby Tom Ryder
An in-depth study of the development of British horse breeds. Written in his final years, this book is the culmination of Mr. Ryder's lifetime of research and incredible knowledge about horses. Richly illustrated with rare paintings and photos, this is a must read for all breed and driving enthusiasts. PB 136pp.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Long Island Carts (Meadowbrooks) and Runaboutsby the Carriage Association of America
First of a series designed to establish a standard turnout for carriages most often used in pleasure driving today. Volume I focuses on Long Island Carts, also known as Meadowbrooks, and Runabouts. It covers the vehicle, harness, horse, driver, passengers, their dress and appointments. PB 8 pp.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Dog Cart Phaeton and American Trapby the Carriage Association of America
Volume II in this educational series focuses on the Dog-Cart Phaeton and the American Trap. PB 8 pp.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Park Drag and Private Coachby the Carriage Association of America
Volume III covers proper turnout for a Park Drag or Private Coach. PB 8 pp.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Liveryby the Carriage Association of America
Volume IV describes the proper dress for grooms accompanying various types of carriages. Tips for a country turnout are also included. PB 8 pp.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Carriage and Harness Careby 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.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Ladies' Turnoutsby the Carriage Association of America
Volume 6 focuses on those carriages specifically designed for ladies to drive. Information on proper harness, attire, appointments, and special tips for women drivers are included. PB 12pp.