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Traditional Horse Husbandry
by Carl Gay
Reprint of the classic 1914 guide to horsekeeping. Although some of the contents seem dated, there is plenty of driving advice from an era when all horsemen drove. The section on driving breeds of horses is particularly valuable. PB 331 pp.
Whips and Whipmaking
by David Morgan
Although the art of braiding is the main focus of this book, an important section is devoted to an English reprint from 1893 that details the making and repair of holly driving whips. The design and construction of thongs is also covered. Second Edition. PB 219 pp.
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.
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