Driving Horses

Author: Steve Bowers
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760345708
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Many people keep horses as pets, but according to Steve Bowers and Marlen Steward, both horse and owner actually get more pleasure out of having a job to do, whether it's pleasure driving, harness racing or pulling a load of hay. Driving Horses shows you how to get the most out of your horse's power while establishing a relationship of confidence and trust. Learn how to hitch your horse to an implement, how to maintain correct lateral and longitudinal alignment, how to use various harness and collars, and more. Step-by-step colour photos show you how to accomplish all these tasks quickly and efficiently. Driving Horses is an indispensable how-to guide for first-time and seasoned horse owners and drivers alike - whether you have one horse or six, and whether you're using them to plow a field or pull a pleasure cart.

Long Reining to Break Horses to Harness

Author: Heinrich Freiherr Von Senden
Publisher: Cadmos Verlag Gmbh
ISBN: 9783861279631
Format: PDF
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RIDING & HORSEMANSHIP. Working with long reins is an ideal and, above all, safe way to break horses to harness, and to train the driving horse correctly. This book is an essential training book for all drivers and horse trainers. Heinrich Freiherr von Senden, a successful driver and horse trainer, has developed a structured training programme. Beginning with work on the single lunge, moving on to long reins and then on to the initial hitching, he gives tips and advice from his accumulated wealth of experience, explaining how potential problems can be successfully resolved.

Breaking a Horse to Harness

Author: Sallie Walrond
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 9781908809247
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this paperback edition of Sallie Walrond's classic work, step-by-step colour photos guide the reader through the author's tried-and-tested training techniques. The author's lucid, easy-to-follow text provides all the necessary background information, including advice on lungeing, long-reining, fitting the harness, bitting, putting to, driving techniques, safety and road training, to enable an averagely competent horse owner to produce a horse who will go happily and willingly in harness whether the animal concerned is an unbroken two-year-old or an outgrown family pony. Sallie Walrond takes the mystery out of breaking a horse to harness; this reliable and popular book shows the way.

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Author: Lynn R. Miller
Publisher: Small Farmer's Journal
ISBN: 9781885210166
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"From humor-filled stories of a life of farming to incisive examinations of food safety and supply, from magical moments of the re-enchantment of agriculture to the beaches we would use for the sharpening of our tools, Farmer Pirates and Dancing Cows offers a full meal of thought and reflection"--Page [4] of cover.

Carriage Driving

Author: Heike Bean
Publisher: Howell Book House
ISBN: 9781620455920
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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""A book that will take the most novice beginner and permit him or her to progress to any level of driving with a clear understanding of how and why things are done."" --William E. Miller, M.D., President, American Driving Society ""[The authors] obviously know their subject well and treat it with much sensitivity and wisdom. I only wish I had this book before I started my driving program."" --Sasha Rockefeller The modern bible of carriage driving . . . now back by popular demand Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, ""Carriage Driving"" offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. The philosophy is simple but remarkably effective: If driving is as much fun for your horse as it is for you, he will be a willing partner in the endeavor. With that in mind, ""Carriage Driving"" focuses on building a strong physical, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Equine mechanics, selecting the right bit and tack, harnessing, and ground training are just a few of the topics addressed. Drivers at any level will benefit greatly from this groundbreaking book, which has stood for more than a decade as the preeminent resource on training a balanced, responsive, and safe driving horse.

The Encyclopaedia of Carriage Driving

Author: Sallie Walrond
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 9780851314464
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Contains useful information on various aspects of driving for pleasure and competition. This book features entries that include full details of the handling of the whip and reins for single, pair, tandem and team driving, types of harness, kinds of vehicle and historical figures.

The Book of Draft Horses

Author: Donna Campbell Smith
Publisher: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 9781592289790
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A celebration of Clydesdales, Percherons, Belgians and other heavy horse breeds.

Driving a Harness Horse

Author: Sallie Walrond
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 9781908809100
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Produced as a stable-mate to the author's hugely successful Breaking a Horse to Harness, this invaluable book uses the same step-by-step format to help the novice whip learn the art of driving. Sallie Walrond's concise, easy-to-follow text is complemented by numerous photographs specially taken for the book by equestrian photographer Anthony Reynolds and delightful line drawings by the late Anne Grahame Johnstone. Driving is one branch of equestrianism where the ability to ride is not a necessity. Therefore many non-riders can also enjoy driving as a pleasurable pastime or a competitive sport. Driving a Harness Horse leads the way.