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"Driving" is the term used when horses are pulling carts, wagons and other items.

The "driver" sits and the horse(s) pull.


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Four abreast hitch of Clydesdales.



C.E.R.T. has four horses which are trained to drive.

We also have 2 wheel and 4 wheel carts and carriages.

When driving, horses are refered to as a "hitch".


Below is a list of the different hitch classes:

Single - one horse pulling a cart.

Double / Pair / Team hitch - two horses pulling side by side.

Unicorn hitch - three horses pulling.
Pyramid shape.

Four Abreast hitch - four horses pulling side by side.

Four Up hitch - four horses pulling.
Two in lead and two behind.

Six Up hitch - Six horses pulling.

Eight Up hitch - eight horses pulling.

Ten Up hitch - a lot of horses pulling.


Driving is a lot of fun.

Click on the navigation button for driving pictures.



Pictures of our Meadowbrook cart:

When we bought this cart it needed to be refinished.

Chris chose John Deere Green and Yellow and

Cori went to work painting it.


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It turned out great!

We'll eventually redo the seats in Yellow as well.

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Wagonette001.jpg (67851 bytes) We bought this wagonette in 2012.

It will work great for the Draft horses.