Drivers Ed

Members should be introduced to the discipline of driving. They should learn the parts of a harness and how to put it on. They can learn about different carriages and what they are used for. They can also become familiar with driving disciplines such as combined driving, pleasure driving, harness racing, etc.

Branches should arrange a driving clinic for members where they will learn about harness and how to harness a horse and the basics of driving, with some practical experience for all participants.

To obtain their badge, members should be able to harness a horse and know the names of the basic pieces of harness. They should know how to hold the whip and lines and be able to drive a quiet trained horse round a small obstacle course.