Young driving horse (arabian percheron age 3) on training carriage drive. Sliding side reins set loosely in place. Step-by-step driving training from start to hitch at

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10 Responses to Carriage horse in early training

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thats great! Good job.

  2. Anonymous says:

    thank U- we have 2 of em, full brothers! Have done all their training ourselves, with 2 or 3 coaching clinics with pros.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Arab/percheron. Who woulda thought? still, he looks good.Nice trainer, nice horse.

  4. Anonymous says:

    thanks for looking! Pllease See my recent vids of him pair driving with his brother!

  5. Anonymous says:

    very quiet horse and very nice handler!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Please stop critizing he is doing a good safe shooling
    job. Rather do it slow, as it safes time.If ho Bolts the sliding reins help to stop.

  7. Anonymous says:

    my trainer uses them with my horses too, but I’ve never seem them used the same time as driving lines. I thought maybe you forgot to take them off.

  8. Anonymous says:

    The sliding reins are a gentle encouragement to him to balance himself by dropping his head and neck, which allows him to raise his back and be able to push a little harder with his hind feet more underneath himself. They are not tight enough to force his head down, and run through his bit rings and belly band but are not fastened to it.
    More if you like on my blog post at portraitswithhorses. com/blog/2007/06/12/riding-in-horse-cart-videos/

  9. Anonymous says:

    why do you still have your sliding reins on?

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