In this completely revised, enlarged and updated edition of Sallie Walrond's classic work, a new series of step-by-step colour photographs, taken especially for the book by talented equestrian photographer Anthony Reynolds, take the reader, through basic lungeing and bitting techniques, show the correct way to introduce both harness and vehicle and demonstrate, by means of the author's own tried and tested methods, the way to produce an animal who will go willingly and happily in harness. Safety is a priority at every stage and training for road work is included. The author's lucid, easy-to-follow text provides all the necessary information to enable any averagely competent rider to train a horse to go in harness with success whether the animal concerned is an unbroken two year old or an outgrown family pony.
Sallie Walrond's reputation as a driving expert is renowned all over the world. She has ridden and driven since she was nine years old. She is council member, judge, instructor, examiner and area commissioner for the British Driving Society. She teaches, lectures and judges internationally and has shown harness horses with success for many years. She lives with her solicitor husband in a sixteenth-century thatched cottage in Suffolk.