Driving a Harness Horse

Author: Sallie Walrond
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 1908809108
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Pets

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.

Harness Horses Bucking Broncos Pit Ponies

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780887769863
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents a history of horse breeding and of forty-three individual horse breeds, organized by the original purpose for which they were bred.

Breaking a Horse to Harness

Author: Sallie Walrond
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 1908809248
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Draft horses

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.

The Kentucky Harness Horse

Author: Ken McCarr
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813159690
Release Date: 2015-01-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This informative book shows how the influence of Kentucky Standard breeding spread across the nation and finally around the world. Here is the story of the horses and farms, the men and women who made it possible. Rich with anecdote and founded on a unique store of learning, it will delight both the newcomer to the sport and the lifelong devotee.

Driving the Horse in Harness

Author: Charles W. Kellogg
Publisher: E P Dutton
ISBN: WISC:89044408136
Release Date: 1978
Genre: Driving of horse-drawn vehicles.

Presents a history of driving horses in harness and information on suitable breeds, equipment, training, organizations, and events.

Driving Horses

Author: Steve Bowers
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 9780760345702
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Nature

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.

Born to Trot

Author: Marguerite Henry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442488083
Release Date: 2012-12-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Gibson can hear the beat of the horses’ hooves against the track. Trotter are the world to him. But all he ever does is practice. He’s still too young and inexperienced to drive in a real race. Only he knows he’s ready for the big league. If people would give him a chance, then they would know it, too. Gib’s chance comes in a filly named Rosalind. Now Gib can prove that he’s man enough to train a champion. But does he really have what it takes? Can he and Rosalind go all the way to win the Hambletonian, the greatest race of all?

The Harness Horse

Author: Walter Gilbey
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
ISBN: 111333584X
Release Date: 2009-08
Genre: History

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Long Reining to Break Horses to Harness

Author: Heinrich Freiherr Von Senden
Publisher: Cadmos Verlag Gmbh
ISBN: 3861279630
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Pets

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.

Mark W Cross Co Harness Saddlery and Horse Furnishings

Author: Mark W. Cross & Co.
Publisher: From the Library and Archives of The Carriage Museum of America
Release Date: 1891-01-01
Genre: History

The Mark W. Cross & Co., Boston, MA, established 1845, catalog dated 1891. This catalog contains black and white images of harness, saddles, bridles, bits, blankets, horse boots, stable tools and fixtures, horse medicines. Also contains black and white images of horses and riders or drivers of the period.