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<i>by Sallie Walrond</i><br>
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.
Breaking a Horse to Harness
by 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.
#031-B0064        $45.00

<i>by the Carriage Association of America</i><br>
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.
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
 

<i>by Sandy Rabinowitz</i><br>
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.
Driven Dressage with the Single Horse
by 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.
#031-6022        $25.00
 

<i>by Sallie Walrond</i><br>
Valuable advice for safe, enjoyable driving. Proper harness fit, vehicle maintenance, and getting ready for a show are discussed. PB 24 pp.
Driving Do's and Dont's
by Sallie Walrond
Valuable advice for safe, enjoyable driving. Proper harness fit, vehicle maintenance, and getting ready for a show are discussed. PB 24 pp.
#031-D0245        $12.95
 

<i>by Sallie Walrond</i><br>
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 a Harness Horse
by 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.
#031-D0094        $49.95

<i>by Sallie Walrond</i><br> 
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.
Driving Questions Answered
by 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.
#031-D0232        $12.95

<i>by Robyn Cuffey and Jaye-Allison Winkel</i><br> 
A practical guide to the sport of carriage driving. Over 350 photographs and diagrams explain the different types of equipment available. A useful resource list is also included. PB 147 pp.
The Essential Guide to Carriage Driving
by Robyn Cuffey and Jaye-Allison Winkel
A practical guide to the sport of carriage driving. Over 350 photographs and diagrams explain the different types of equipment available. A useful resource list is also included. PB 147 pp.
#031-0250        $24.95
 

<i>by Sallie Walrond</i><br>
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.
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

<i>by Heinrich Freiherr von Senden</i><br>
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.
Long Reining to Break Horses to Harness
by 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.
#031-L9631        $32.95
 

<i>by Amanda Saville</i><br>
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.
Sports Driving
by 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.
#031-S0016        $39.95
 

<i>by the Carriage Association of America</i><br>
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: Long Island Carts (Meadowbrooks) and Runabouts
by 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.
#012-3230        $5.00
 

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

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

<em>by Margaret Beeman and Ona Kiser</em><br>
Outlines the foundation for starting the driving horse. Specific exercises are given for groundwork in preparation for putting to a cart and driving the single horse. Tips are also included to help deal with scary objects in a safe and confident manner. PB 71 pp.
Training for Safety
by Margaret Beeman and Ona Kiser
Outlines the foundation for starting the driving horse. Specific exercises are given for groundwork in preparation for putting to a cart and driving the single horse. Tips are also included to help deal with scary objects in a safe and confident manner. PB 71 pp.
#031-T0002        $19.95
 


<i>by the British Driving Society</i><br>
A comprehensive guide to driving a single horse with an emphasis on safety. Contains a detailed look at correct fitting of harness and carriage, putting to, safe driving techniques, and proper care of equipment. 90 mins. DVD format.
Between the Shafts (DVD)
by the British Driving Society
A comprehensive guide to driving a single horse with an emphasis on safety. Contains a detailed look at correct fitting of harness and carriage, putting to, safe driving techniques, and proper care of equipment. 90 mins. DVD format.
#031-V3429        $39.95
 

<i>by Doris Ganton</i><br>
Clearly shows the fundamentals for starting a horse in harness. Step-by-step instructions guide the viewer through a safe and easy system. 90 mins. DVD format.
Breaking and Training the Driving Horse (DVD)
by Doris Ganton
Clearly shows the fundamentals for starting a horse in harness. Step-by-step instructions guide the viewer through a safe and easy system. 90 mins. DVD format.
#031-V0734        $39.95
 

<i>with Ewald Meier</i><br>
Instructional film aimed at training the driving horse and preparing him for competition. Views from the box clearly demonstrate the training goals of rhythm, contact, impulsion, and suppleness. In English. 48 mins. DVD format.
Competition Driving Part 1 (DVD)
with Ewald Meier
Instructional film aimed at training the driving horse and preparing him for competition. Views from the box clearly demonstrate the training goals of rhythm, contact, impulsion, and suppleness. In English. 48 mins. DVD format.
#031-V1063        $39.95

 
 

<i>with Ewald Meier</i><br>
Dressage training for the driving horse is the focus of Part 2 of this series. The schooling of individual dressage movements is highlighted as well as the execution of an entire test. The basics of dressage are then shown to improve driving in both hazards and cones. In English. 52 mins.  DVD format.
Competition Driving Part 2 (DVD)
with Ewald Meier
Dressage training for the driving horse is the focus of Part 2 of this series. The schooling of individual dressage movements is highlighted as well as the execution of an entire test. The basics of dressage are then shown to improve driving in both hazards and cones. In English. 52 mins. DVD format.
#031-V1064        $39.95

 
 

<i>by Robyn Cuffey</i><br>
As a follow-up to the popular book, Essential Guide to Carriage Driving, this tape guides the beginner through the selection of safe and affordable driving equipment for the single horse. Various styles of carts and harness are discussed as well as safe methods of harnessing up, putting to, and driving on the road. DVD format.
Horse & Cart (DVD)
by Robyn Cuffey
As a follow-up to the popular book, Essential Guide to Carriage Driving, this tape guides the beginner through the selection of safe and affordable driving equipment for the single horse. Various styles of carts and harness are discussed as well as safe methods of harnessing up, putting to, and driving on the road. DVD format.
#031-0252        $29.95
 

<i>with Mary Ruth Marks</i><br>
Explains the basics of training your own horse from suitability and handling from the ground to actually putting to. Driving techniques, exercises, and etiquette are also discussed. 1 hr. 34 mins.  DVD format
Teach Your Horse to Drive (DVD)
with Mary Ruth Marks
Explains the basics of training your own horse from suitability and handling from the ground to actually putting to. Driving techniques, exercises, and etiquette are also discussed. 1 hr. 34 mins. DVD format
#031-V6052        $39.95

<i>by Tjeerd Velstra</I><br>
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.
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
 

<i>by Tjeerd Velstra</i><br>
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.
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

<i>by Tjeerd Velstra</i><br>
Explains four-in-hand training and rein handling, including the
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
 

<i>by Tjeerd Velstra</i><br>
Explains four-in-hand training and rein handling, including the
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
 

<i>by Thomas Vogel</i><br>
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.
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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<em> by Thomas Vogel</em><br>  
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.
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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