Here is a practical reference for heavy horse enthusiasts that includes information essential to anyone using horses for hauling or ploughing. Expert and author Diana Zeuner has collected articles from 24 leading heavy horse experts who, between them, cover all of the most essential topics: *Choosing your breed *Harnesses and harnessing *Horses in forestry *Multiple hitches *Farriery *Ploughing *Plaiting *Horse-drawn machinery and equipment *Veterinary care *Transport law *Caring for horse-drawn vehicles * Road driving *And more! This superb reference, first published in 1998, has been updated to show the most recent developments in all areas relating to the heavy horse industry, including chapters about Training for Horsemen, Working Horses in Forestry and Transport and the Law have been completely updated to reflect recent changes. This new edition is completely updated, with an expanded section on cross-country driving. The book is highly illustrated with photographs and diagrams. The Working Horse Manual is the only UK book of this type and is on the recommended reading list of the British Driving Society.