Draft Horse books
Carriage Driving books
Carriages & Wagons for sale
||Care & Repair of Harness
Robert H. Steinke This is an Allen Photographic Guides book showing
simple repairs of the light driving harness and how to clean it. Full color
photos. 24 pages 7 1/4 x 9 3/4"
||Harness Making A
Step-by-Step Guide Robert H. Steinke This covers history,
tools, leather, fittings, hand-stitching, vehicle leatherwork,
accoutrements, clothing, measurements for making a variety of English style
of harness and more. With over 200 photos, additional drawings and
illustrations. Hardcover 266 pages. Approx 9" X 9
⅝" Published in England - more the
British style harness but helpful for all types.
$65.00 plus $11 s/h
||Making Harness A
Step-by-Step Guide. Driving - Farming - Mule - Single & Team -
Pony - Cob - Horses - Draft Lewis G. Martin and Daniel S. Preston.
This is spiral bound and there is a whole lot of information in this book
about making all types of American style harness from pony, light driving to
draft horse farming - as the subtitle suggests. If you want to make harness
- I'd suggest you get this book. Lots of photos! 464 pages, 8
½" X 11" This will help anyone with
moderate skills in leather working. Measurements are in both inches and
$58.00 $11 s/h to US addresses
Understanding Harness Balanced Draft - Breast Collars - Neck
Collars by Barb Lee This is a simply explanation on how breast
collar and neck collar harness works, and how to measure for size and fit on
a horse. 55 pages, 8 1/2 x 11" comb binding, clear plastic cover.
|There are a few books that offer
harnessing and fitting information- see the Light Driving and Draft
Horse books to the left. Shipping and handling on the two larger books
will be $12 the other two books will be $7 to US addresses. Combined
orders will save on shipping costs. Call or email for prices and for
foreign shipping rates.