A thorough grounding in the art of harness making and the various types of driving harness and its design and manufacture. Over 200 photographs, drawings, and size listings complement the text. Attention is given to tools, leather, and fittings, as well as handstitching techniques, vehicle leatherwork, driving accoutrements, and clothing. This is an essential reference for both student and working saddler.
Robert Steinke now lives on a smallholding in Southern Ireland where he runs a studio workshop in which he concentrates on making driving harness for the show ring. This is in addition to his equestrian writing, photography and workshop courses and while still enjoying carriage driving on a pleasure and competitive level.
Robert H. Steinke / J.A. Allen
hard bound, 266 pages