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What Potential Pleasure Drivers Need to Know Before They Show.



When looking for a horse to use in pleasure driving there are several things to consider first. From America's Quarter Horse Journal. | More

Driving Road Safety Series: Roadworthy Details

Joanne Bellion-Povenski says that her purpose in this series is to help you prepare to drive in the most ?non horse friendly? environment you can imagine: the public roads. When she was asked during her professional carriage-driving career what it is like to drive in city traffic, she described it as similar to navigating a sailboat in a crowded harbor of power boats.



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Driving Road Safety Series: Training for the Road

Joanne Bellion-Povenski says that her purpose in this series is to help you prepare to drive in the most ?non horse friendly? environment you can imagine: the public roads. When she was asked during her professional carriage-driving career what it is like to drive in city traffic, she described it as similar to navigating a sailboat in a crowded harbor of power boats.



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Arena Driving Trials 101

The simplest version of Combined Driving seems to confuse even the most experienced competitors and organizers. The simple truth about them is that they are simple. Of course, the rules only tell you what the penalties are and what you're supposed to do before you go wrong.



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A Driving Primer from the American Morgan Horse Association

It makes little difference whether your horse will ultimately be a park horse, carriage horse, pleasure show horse, or a horse for you to simply enjoy driving at home. The basic approach is the same regardless of the discipline. From the American Morgan Horse Association.



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Combined Driving Basics

DRESSAGE -- Horses are judged on forwardness, responsiveness, elasticity, and grace while executing a set pattern of movements in a 40- by 100- meter arena. Rhythmic cadence, quality of movement, and



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Driving Associations

Discover Horses sister website Equisearch.com has an entire section devoted to Driving.



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Combined Driving Basics

To test the versatility of horse and driver, combined driving blends three competitions. Drivers compete at training, preliminary, intermediate, and advanced levels in singles, pairs, and four-in-hand divisions.



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Combined Driving Basics

 DRESSAGE -- Horses are judged on forwardness, responsiveness, elasticity, and grace while executing a set pattern of movements in a 40- by 100- meter arena. Rhythmic cadence, quality of movement,



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