Driving Draft Horses - Dvd
DRIVING DRAFT HORSES With Brandt Ainsworth 1 Hour 12 Minutes A good teamster is defined by good hands, advises Brandt Ainsworth of Franklinville, NY who has been driving horses since he was seven years old. During the ensuing 22 years he has done it all, from skidding logs and farming to driving in shows, pulls, and parades. His success with horses is evident in his expert handling of the lines. Brandt shares his tips and techniques for successful driving, from how to attach driving lines, correct ways to handle lines for both comfort and safety, how to drive with one hand or both, the use of voice commands in conjunction with the lines, driving a team or a single, ground driving, and how to properly handle lines while starting a load and backing a team.