Driving Max Pape. The principals of driving a
single horse and team. Addressing harness and vehicles. 232 pages.
Hardcover 7 ¼ X 9 ¾"
of print, but I can often find a copy if you'd like me to search for you.
||Drive On! Productions Muffy Seaton and Gerry Pearson, presents three CDs
Bending the Driving Horse $35
|| Combined Driving 101 $35
|| Turnout and Presentation, An introduction to...
|| Order the 3 in one DVD
- Bending the Driving Horse, Combined Driving 101 and Turnout and
|| Navigating 101
The Best of the Whip - now in 2 parts. Volume One has 12 articles in 236
pages, plus the editor's choice and Volume Two has 15 articles in 188 pages,
plus the editor's choice. Both books contain valuable information, size of
each book is 8 ½ X 11"
$19.95 Each. Please
specify Vol. 1 or Vol. 2 or Both for $38
Breaking a Horse to Harness Sallie Walrond. Sallie is one of the worlds best authors of carriage
driving books. This step by step guild offers advise on lungeing,
long-reining, safety, road training also covers the parts of the harness,
explaining the fit and purpose and bits. 136 pages. 7 ¾
X 10" Hardcover.
Breaking and Training the Driving Horse
One of the best books to
help you learn about driving and to train the light driving horse and
fitting harness. Photos & Illustrations 85 pages. Soft cover. 8 ½ X 11"
$39.95 DVD + $8 s/h
Care and Repair of
Robert H. Steinke. This
is a photographic guide to
cleaning, storing and basic repairs of light driving harness. All in color!
24 pages, soft cover 7 ¼ X 9 ¾".|
|| Carriage Driving Classic Edition
A Logical Approach Through Dressage Training Heike Bean and Sara
Blanchard the bible of carriage driving, now back in print by popular demand. A
definitive book on training the driving horse, and will take the novice
beginner to any level of driving. This book focuses on building a strong
physical, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Offers the
basics on selecting the right harness, bit, collar to ground training,
hitching, handling reins, lateral and longitudinal bend and so much more for
pleasure and competition driving. Soft cover with over 269 pages, 6 X 9 ¼"
Out of Print - I can often find a copy so let me know if you want
||Carriage Turnouts, edited by Tom Ryder.
from the Carriage Association of America, this informative booklet describe
the colors, materials, styles and types of horses that are
considered appropriate for different carriages based on the best traditions
of the closing years of the horse-drawn era. Turnout also included the
driver and other occupants of the carriage and the clothes they wear
depending on the season, local climate and condition of terrain that might
affect the style of harness and clothing considered suitable for the
occasion. 70 pages, 5 ½
x 8 1/2½"
has a series of 4 DVD
sets to help you work and train your horses to drive. Because there are
several of these I wanted to include them as a group instead of
alphabetically by title. He is using Frisians in these training tapes. The
1. Introduction to Long Reins
"Long reining, long lining or ground driving" a
training technique by different names. This works well for young horses and
the older horse.
$67 2 DVD set $8 s/h or
order any two sets for $130 + $9 s/h
2. Advanced Long Reining
follow-up to the Introduction to Long Reins. Learn how and why lateral
movement taught from the ground can be a benefit to your horse."
$67 2 DVD set + $8 s/h or order any two sets for
$130 + $9 s/h
3. Tandem Riding
horsemanship skills and the relationships with your horses with the
challenge and fun of tandem riding. And find out what to look for in horses
$67 2 DVD set + $8 s/h
Train Your Horse To
Drive "An easy-to-understand, safe,
thorough system for training your horse to pull a carriage. Also included,
tips on selecting your first carriage."
$67 - 2 DVD set + $8 s/h or order any two sets for $130 + $9 s/h or all
four sets for $250 + $10 s/h
||Coachmaker: The Life and times of Philip Godsal 1747-1826
John Ford This is the first modern book on a
fascinating luxury trade which was also a social and domestic history of
life in Regency England. Philip Godsal was one of the 3 leading coach
makers, this book is possible because of the detailed records he kept of his
business and personal life. 248 pages, Hardcover with dust jacket, 9 x 11".
$100 + $10 s/h
Competition Carriage Driving.
H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. One of the best books on the Combined Driving Events covering the FEI Rules,
horses, bridles, bits, harness, carriages, driver, grooms, training and the
three phases of the events, with information on organizing an event,
timekeeping and the score sheet. 127 pages, Hard cover 10 X 8 ½ "
||Dictionary for Carriage
Driving Hans A . Krasensky
All information and terminology is in German, English,
French, Italian and Spanish. Incredible illustrations on the harness
parts, equipment for single, pair, tandem, random and four in hand;
vehicle construction, technical terms and items for driving
competitions. A perfect book for translations of the carriage and
harness parts. Great for instructors, judges and translators - or anyone
traveling to other countries where English is not the only language.
This is a hard cover book - 223 pages 11¾ x 8 ¼"
$44.95 + $10 s/h
||Drive On Doris Ganton.
Doris started with "Breaking and Training the Driving Horse", now this book
takes the driver into the show ring with different breeds of horses
including the: Arabian, Morgan, Hackney, Standardbred, Roadster, American
Saddle Horse, Appaloosa, Pinto, POA, Shetland and Welsh horses and explains the proper turnout for each breed. 180 pages, 6 X 9"
Lawrence E. Poulin.
Larry, many times National Pairs Driving
Champion, explains what you need to do to properly perform a winning
dressage test in the informative DVD.
$39.95 + $5 s/h DVD
||Driven Dressage with the Single Horse Sandy Rabinowitz. Over 70 pages well illustrated to help with
improving your dressage performance, tests, gaits, transitions, and much
more. 9" X 12" One of the best books for driving a single horse.
Anne Norris and Caroline Douglas.
A photographic Guide to show proper way to hold the reins and whip in hand.
24 pages, soft cover. 7 ¼ X 9 ¾". Many full color photos.
Driving a Harness Horse
Author of many books on driving, Sallie shares her knowledge on how to place and
fit light driving harness, properly "put to" a vehicle and so much
more. She goes from holding the reins to showing horses. 192 pages,
Hardcover, 7 ½ X 10"
Driving a Tandem.
Paul Doliueux All
you ever wanted or needed to know about driving a tandem from carts,
carriages, harness, putting to and moving off, terminology, lungeing &
schooling the horses, to driving with one hand and two. Also
chapters on Randem driving; FEI driving trials in Dressage, Marathon and
Obstacles. 154 pages, Hardcover, 10 X 7 ¾".
Out of print
Driving and Judging Dressage HRH The Duke of Edinburgh An interpretation of the FEI Rules for
dressage and the problems facing the drivers and judges. While driven
dressage is derived from ridden dressage, there are many differences that
need to be addressed. 6 x 9" soft cover, 63 pages.
||Driving and Judging Dressage
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh An interpretation of the FEI
Rules for dressage and the problems facing the drivers and judges.
While driven dressage is derived from ridden dressage, there are
many differences that
need to be addressed. 6 x 9", soft cover, 63 pages.
Driving Do's and Don'ts
||Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure
Francis T. Underhill. General information in Appointments, Coaching,
four-in-hand, tandem, driving, clothing, bits and so much more. Many Black
& White photos to identity a variety of vehicles. Over 164 pages, soft
cover, 5 ½ X 8 ½"\
The new edition has a different cover.
Driving Horse Photo Album Robert A. Mischka This is an awesome collection of over 300 color photos taken
at some of the top competitions and competitors at the CDEs in 2004 & 2005.
Forward by Hardy Zantke. This is not a who's - who in the driving world but
it does include many of the well know drivers and their horses. Hard cover
167 pages 9 x 11"
+ $10 s/h
||Driving Questions Answered
||Encyclopedia of Carriage Driving Sally Walrond This book contains valuable
information on every aspect of driving for pleasure and competition.
Includes full details on the handling of the whip and reins for single,
pair, tandem and team driving, types of harness, kinds of vehicles and
historical figures. International. Hardcover with dust jacket, 316 pages 7 x
||The Essential Guide to Carriage Driving
Robyn Cuffey & Jaye-Allison Winkel
A wonderful book covering topics from selection and fitting of harness and
vehicles to preparing for competition and driving multiples. 350 photos &
diagrams. 148 pages 8 ¼ X 10 ½" Soft cover. The companion Video
is Horse and Cart.
Horse & Cart DVD $32.00
||A Guide to Driving Horses
Sallie Walrond A good introduction to driving single horse, pairs and
tandem, with vehicle types and training. 136 pages Soft cover 5 ¼ x 8 ¼"
Hitch up and Drive 3 VHS tapes for Competition Driving:
Part 1 concerns the training of the young
horse with double lunge and first time hitching single and as a pair.
Part 2 concerns the driver including Achenbach.
55 minutes. $$49.95
Part 3 has useful tips from some of the top German
drivers. 55 minutes. $49.95
three for $135 + $10 s/h Part 3 only is available for
$25 - close out sale.
Horse & Cart VHS with Robyn Cuffey author of Essential Guide to
Carriage Driving ($24.95). This video offers tips on selecting
affordable and safe combinations of beginner's cart and lightweight
breast-collar driving harness for a single horse. How to adjust harness and
then hitch to the cart's shafts and how to drive safely on the road.
Judging Carriage Driving
Sallie Walrond L.H.H.I. Sallie explains
the judging procedure of every class including carts, coaches, mountain &
moorland, donkeys, junior whips, disabled driver and horse driving trials in
the America, Australia, New Zealand, UK and Europe. 118 pages, soft cover.
6 X 9 ¼".
Make the Most of Carriage Driving
Vivian & Richard Ellis and Joy Claxton A very good guide for
beginners. It compares the various single horse vehicles, harness types,
driving single, pairs and various multiple hitches turn-outs, trace ends and
a whole lot more! 178 pages soft cover 9 x 6" by J. A. Allen & Co
||Manual of Coaching, Fairman Rogers, Originally published in
1899/1901 as the rule book for all coachmen and now back in print by the
Carriage Museum of America. 27 chapters covering the development of the
coach, its components, how to drive it, how to execute neat turns, proper
turnout and lots more about the vehicle, harness, horses and the coachman.
579 pages, hard cover 6 ¾ x 9 ¾"
$85 + $12
Sabine Ellinger forward by the American Miniature Horse
Assoc. this takes the training and conditioning of Minis through
in-hand work to provide a relaxed, obedient equine with longeing,
dressage, tricks, driving and jumping. 183 pages, hard cover 6
½ x 8 ½"
On the Box Seat
A Manual of Driving,
Tom Ryder. Starting with schooling the driving horse, driving single, double,
four-in-hand, and tandem to the proper harness, use of the whip, correct
appointments, sleighs and sleighing, driving trotters, storage and care of
the harness and vehicles and more. 180 pages, soft cover, 6 X 9".
||Principles of Driving.
The official driving instruction manual of the
German National Equestrian Federation with detailed instructions for
training the driver and horse using the Achenbach method. Hard cover. 128
pages. 7 ½ x 10" This is now out of print.
I sold the copies I had in
stock but might be able to find more.
||Private Stable Its Establishment, Management, and
Appointments, by James Garland This book was originally published in 1899
with the pseudonym "Jorrocks". The book was published again in 1902 and
1903 under the name of James A. Garland with many noted contributing
authors. The 2007 edition is updated with a 24 page
bibliography of newer and rare books on the stable. It has 24 chapters
covering in detail every aspect of the stable from building and figuring out
expenses to the proper turnout of horses for driving and different riding
disciplines. Some information can only be found in this book, such as
the making of straw mats or pillikins for decorating the stable. Besides the
exhaustive details on everything to do with stable management, there is
detailed information and illustrations for driving different carriages,
riding side-saddle, riding for men, hunters and hunting, and exhibiting. 630
pages of text and 50 plates of black and white photographs.
print again. I have one older printing available.
||Putting-To A Pair Caroline Douglas and Sophie Adkins. Allen Photographic Guides. This
is a detailed guide to the most efficient method of harnessing a putting to
a pair safely and correctly. Full color photographs. Soft cover 24 pages.7
¼ x 9 5½"
Sports Driving, A complete
Guide to Horse Driving Trials Amanda Saville, Demystifying competitive carriage driving, this
book details the three phases of competition with tips on achieving flow and
bend in dressage, speed in the marathon and accuracy in cones. Hard Cover,
192 pages, Color illustrations.
Starting to Drive, a photographic Guide to the fine points of
||Tandems, Susan's Superior
Source for Stylish, Susan Green If you are interested in driving
a tandem this book is a must-have! Many working scale drawings of tandem
carts, lots of information from the 18th and 19th century, history, horns,
sleighs, instructions for driving, and lots of color and black & white
illustrations. An incredible book! 362 pages - spiral bound.
|| Teach Your Horse to
Drive with Mary Ruth Marks VHS tapes
Lesson one is on suitability, harnessing, handling, bitting & lungeing and line driving.
Lesson two is about putting
to a carriage, choosing a vehicle, reinsmanship, driving techniques, exercises and
DVD will be available soon for $40
+ $8 s/h
A Teamster's View
A collection of articles Steve
wrote about hooking and driving draft horses and light horses including
multiple hitches, how to use a kick strap, fitting harness properly and so
much more. A wonderful look at many aspects of working with the driving
horses. Soft cover 212 pages, 6 x 9".
Out of print. I found one used copy in good condition with a couple
bent pages for $50
They Did it With Horses A collection of over 400 photos
from the Philip Weber collection, of the early 1900s showing horses at work.
Hard cover. Fascinating photos! Over 256 pages, 8 ½ X 11"
Safety Margaret Beeman & Ona Kiser Training steps
to help you achieve the best results as you teach your horse to
become a safe driving partner. Color photos and lots of safety tips.
6" x 9" soft cover 72 pages.
Working Horses, Looking Back 100 Years to America's Horse-Drawn Days.
A collection of 332 historic photographs plus text about early horsepower in America. One of the best
collection of photos showing how horses got the job done before the
machinery era. Hard cover. A real collectors book. 250 pages. A great gift for grandparents! 8 ¾ x 11 ¼"