Driving: An Instructional Guide to Driving Singles and Pairs
This is a complete guide to the basics of the sport from the very first steps to the demands of competition. Broken down into three parts, the book begins with the basics: the choice of horse, breaking the horse to harness, advice on buying equipment, the different vehicles available and an explanation of harness. The second part of the book concentrates on the practical aspects of driving: harnessing, the use of reins and competition driving. Finally, the book concludes by demonstrating how to restore and maintain equipment.
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Making a Start
Breaking a horse to harness
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