Written by Jeff Morse
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Power Point Presentations

Effective Communication with the Driving Horse - The PowerPoint Presentation with audio soundtrack delivered at the 2005 Driving Forum in Sturbridge, MA., March 7. The link will take you to a web page to begin the download. Try a quick sample from the Presentation

Harnesss, Bits and More - Flash movie of 2007 Driving Forum presentation slides

Super Reinsmanship Webinar link

Super Reinsmanship Webinar WMV file

Articles & Photos

MORGAN HORSES

Defining the Morgan Gene Pool - A timeline illustration of the Morgan Gene Pool as defined thru history, including significant Registry Rules and dates Viewable with any browser. Click Here for MS Excel version

Morgan Horses and Carriage Driving - Originally published in the Horseman's Yankee Pedlar

How to Buy a Morgan Horse - A free booklet available from The American Morgan Horse Association. This link will download a .pdf file version. Request the booklet version from AMHA Here
The Half Morgan Registry - An Open Letter to the Morgan Community 1999

The Use of the Parked Stance - An Illustration from 1893 of an appropriate use of the "Parked" stance

The Horses of New England - 1862 article with excellent detail about the gene pool of horses in early New England

The Death of Black Hawk - real time description of the events surrounding the death of the most influential horse in the Morgan Breed after Figure.

CARRIAGE DRIVING

Creature Comforts - November 2008, from The Morgan Horse magazine, how both horse & driver comfort affect performance.

Bad Bit - photos of a broken stainless steel driving bit.

Kicking Strap Photo

Sleighing Safety - a guide to sleighing safety, especially for the first time pdf | doc

Apple's Harness Parts - an amusing illustration of harness parts by the children's book illustrator: Margot Apple

Bitting the Harness Horse - Originally published in the Horseman's Yankee Pedlar

Morgan Horses and Carriage Driving - Originally published in the Horseman's Yankee Pedlar

Starting your Driving Horse at Home - Originally published by The Morgan Horse. Now a free booklet available from The American Morgan Horse Association newly titled "Training Your Morgan To Drive". Request the AMHA booklet version Here
Driving: Why Not Be Comfortable? - First published in The Foothills Carriage Driving Club Newsletter, Issue 9, Feb. 28, 2002
The Use of the Parked Stance - An Illustration from 1893 of an appropriate use of the "Parked" stance

Photo of a 3 Wheeled Gig - Hand made by Eliphalet Nott, Founder of Union College

Carriage Resource Guide from Introduction to Carriage Driving Day   May 7, 2005 ~ Orelton Farm ~ Lenox, Ma.

Driving The Rooster
The Continuous Driving Event - An easy to run, flexible, 1 day carriage driving event, how it works, general rule suggestions (a Ms-Word.doc)

How to pack your truck for the show

Essential Exercises for Effective Communication with the Driving Horse - Six driving exercises by Jeff Morse PDF

 

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