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Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure The Classic Illustrated Guide to Coaching, Harnessing, Stabling, etc.,9780486261027

Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure The Classic Illustrated Guide to Coaching, Harnessing, Stabling, etc.

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Edition: Reprint
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 3/14/2012
Publisher(s): Dover Publications
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

Comprehensive and entertaining guidebook describes how a well-turned out carriage should look and be handled. Wealth of information about horses, harnesses, coaches, stables and liveries, plus "suggestions to the inexperienced." Over 100 captioned period photographs of coachmen, carts, gigs, phaetons, landaus, runabouts, much more.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
I. "WHAT CONSTITUTES "GOOD FORM" IN EQUIPAGE"
II. GENERAL APPOINTMENTS
III. COACHING
IV. FOUR-IN-HAND
V. TANDEM
VI. HORSES
VII. COACHMEN
VIII. HARNESS AND HARNESSING
IX. DRIVING
X. "LIVERIES, HORSE CLOTHING, ETC."
XI. THE STABLE
XII. SUGGESTIONS TO THE INEXPERIENCED
XIII. BITS AND BITTING
XIV. THE USE OF BEARING REINS
XV. CARRIAGES

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