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Learn all you can about hitching up a horse to a vehicle, which tack and equipment to use, techniques, and variations within the discipline, which can be done recreationally, in pleasure classes, and in the sport of combined driving. Horse Illustrated covers the sport, regardless of whether the equine being used is a horse, pony, mule, or donkey, and the vehicle is a wagon, carriage, cart, sleigh, or other horse-drawn vehicle. This discipline includes pleasure classes, combined driving, farm work, harness racing, and more. Read news from competitions or features on techniques, including long lining; how to get started in the sport and how to improve your skills, stories from those who participate, and more. This discipline is organized by the American Driving Society, the Carriage Association of America, local clubs, and associations in other countries.

2020 USEF Intermediate Combined Driving National Champions Named in Single Horse and Pairs Divisions

The Garden State CDE hosted an exciting weekend of combined driving competition at the Horse Park of New Jersey, highlighted…

5 months ago

An Illustrated Look at A Royal Affair

A visit to The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto should be on every equestrian’s bucket list. The event, which…

10 months ago

FEI.TV Available Free of Charge While Live Sport is On Hold

FEI.TV, the international Equestrian Federation's (FEI) online television platform, will be providing all its coverage of past events and special…

11 months ago

Four USEF Preliminary Combined Driving National Championships Crowned at Florida Spring Fling CDE

The Florida Spring Fling Combined Driving Event (CDE) played host to the 2020 USEF Preliminary Combined Driving National Championships and…

1 year ago

Jennifer Thompson Captures USEF Advanced Single Horse Combined Driving National Championship

Jennifer Thompson, of Lodi, Wis., and her driving horse, Funnominial CG, added the title of "national champion" to their resume…

1 year ago

Explore the World of Horses at Equine Affaire in Massachusetts: From Competitions to Clinics, There’s Something for Everyone

Bring your family and friends to Equine Affaire Massachusetts this fall to enjoy the ultimate equestrian experience. On November 7-10,…

1 year ago

Draft Hitches 101

Draft horses are commonly associated with draft driving and heavy harness work. Here’s a quick overview of draft horse driving…

2 years ago

Live Oak International is Showcases the Country’s Best Carriage Driving

Leslie Berndl and Sweetwater’s Zorah Belle, shown here at the 2016 Kentucky Classic CDE, were last year’s Single Pony champions…

4 years ago