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Harness, vehicles, equipment, and other driving supplies

Ideal Harness Ideal Harness, located in British Columbia, has a comprehensive range of carriage driving equipment.
Pony and Carriage Ltd A U.K. specialist supplier for carriage driving supplies.
Iowa Valley Carriage An excellent source of driving supplies, especially mini / pony bits.
Frey Carriage Company A good selection of horse-drawn vehicles.
Ahonen Carriage Works Sturdy, reasonably priced custom made metal carts and carriages.
Big Black Horse LLC Driving Supplies from mini to draft.
The Buggy Connection The Buggy Connection sells ponies, carts, and supplies in Parma, ID.
Country Carriages USA Harness, vehicles, and other supplies in North Carolina
Carriage Driving Essentials An excellent source for harness and equipment, located in California.
Pacific Carriage Company Pacific Carriage Company is the most successful manufacturer of horse carriages, buggies and carts in North America with a reputation for safety, superior design, and customer service.
The Carriage Barn Pacific Carriages dealer; Carriage Maintenance - wheel bearings - frame inspections - repairs; Hydraulic disc brakes installed; Tube bending - shafts, seat rails - anything. Wheels, seats, and covers for sale.
McKee's UltraLite Whips Featherweight driving whips made from graphite rod blanks; very easy on the hands!
The Coachman's Guide Lots of useful information about driving equipment, on the "Coachman's Delight" webpage
Harness Parts This page has a good description of carriage driving harness, with excellent illustrations
Shaft Table This chart gives the appropriate length of shaft and wheel diameter for equines of different heights

Links to other member's websites

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L.J. Cabinetry John McEnroe's kitchen cabinet and wooodworking business
Willow Grove Ranch Linda has recently added driving to her extensive skills and two awesome Hackney horses to her stable near Emmett, Idaho.
Hyde Away Ranch Paul and Polly Hyde raise high quality miniature driving horses in Parma, Idaho
Mary Van De Bogart Mary is a local equine artist who belongs to our club.

Links to other organizations

American Driving Society The American Driving Society provides rules and officials for many driving events.
The Carriage Association of America The CAA is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and use of horse-drawn vehicles.
The Idaho State Horse Show Association This organization sponsors many shows in Idaho
Southern Comfort Gaited Horse Club Southern Comfort Gaited Horse Club is for people who love sound, naturally gaited horses of all breeds, want to learn more about them, have fun, and meet other people who share these goals. We promote activities highlighting the smooth ride and versatility of our gaited horses. Pursuits include trail riding, competitions, shows, exhibitions, clinics and many other equine activities. Owning a horse is not a requirement!
Idaho Miniature Horse Club Promoting the miniature horse breed
AddMe - Search Engine Optimization A free service to list websites on search engines

Links to equine health and management articles

Safergrass An excellent source of information about feeding, laminitis, and pasture grass

Links to YouTube Videos (require a good fast Internet connection)

Unicycle & Pony Drill Team This is an amazing video; I can't imagine even riding a unicycle, let alone longlining a pony at the same time!
Lisa Singer Shares Carriage Driving Knowledge About seven minutes of YouTube video of a pairs lesson with Lisa Singer
Carriage driving - Basic Driving 1 A very basic, very British video series from the British Driving Society.
Clicker trained minis & horses This is a really fun video!

Links to arenas, farms, and show venues

Idaho Horse Park The Idaho Horse Park in Nampa hosts many equestrian events
Knox Farm Knox Farm is located near Chesterfield, Idaho. They raise Connemara ponies and Connemara x Thoroughbred sporthorses, and sponsor a driving trial in September.

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