HORSE DRIVING TRIALS The Sport of Competitive Coachmanship
by Tom Coombs
This book is an authoritative resource for anyone interested in the sport of competitive driving. The author covers in great detail the history and development of the sport. Advice on getting started and cost, overcoming problems, schooling and training, the different competitions: the dressage, the marathon, the obstacle competition and scurry driving. Chapters dealing with presentation, organizing driving events, duties of the judges and officials. Generously illustrated with black and white photographs, line illustrations and tables to clarify points as well as John Tickners amusing cartoons. This book is a comprehensive guide for competitors as well as spectators.
Hard cover book in very good condition with very good dust jacket in a protective cover, copyright 1985, 192 pages