Doc’s DVDs

Doc’s DVDs can be purchased in our online store or at any of Doc’s personal appearances.


Fundamentals 1 and 2

Fundamentals 1 and 2Cover the basics of working with horses in harness. Topics include:

    • Getting Started
    • Lines And Line Board
    • Excercises with Lines
    • Line Chair
    • Commands
    • Catching and Haltering
    • Collars and Pads
    • Grooming
    • Hames
    • Introduction To Bits
    • Harness Up
    • Exercises With Cones
    • Team Lines Introduction
    • Hitching The Team
    • Driving Over The Tongue
    • Removing Harness
    • Communicating With Horses
    • Fitting Collars
    • Grooming
    • Properly Adjusted Harness
    • Adjusting Britchen
    • Harnessing Tips
    • Hitching the Single Horse
    • Bits
    • Introduction to Mowing
    • Securing Neck Yoke
    • Dump Rake
    • Adjusting Team Lines
    • Intro To Skidding Logs
    • Butt Rope and Jockey Stick

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Fundamentals 3 and 4

Fundamentals 3 and 4Continue the basics of working with horses in harness. Topics include:

  • Harness: Pull/Holdback
  • Hame Strap vs. Fastener
  • Hooking Up Single Lines
  • Hooking Up Team Lines
  • Preflight Check
  • Attaching Doubletrees
  • Lines: Control & Finesse
  • Horsedrawn Grader
  • Knots Review
  • Horse Follows Too Close
  • Footcare: Ready For Farrier
  • Coming When Called
  • Bridles and Check Reins
  • Breast & Pole Strap Options
  • Using The Buckback Rope
  • Reshaping Collars
  • Point Of Draft
  • Intro To Working In The Woods
  • Bungee Tie
  • Managing Collar Sores
  • Lines Hooked Up Wrong
  • Footcare: Trimming Feet

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Teaching Horses To Drive: A Ten Step Method

Teaching Horses to DriveIn this set of two DVDs, Doc uses a mule, a saddle horse and draft horses to take you through his 10-step method for gently training horses to drive.

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Gentle Training 1: The Round Pen

Gentle Training: The Round PenIn this set of three DVDs, Doc uses a Clydesdale colt to carefully explain and demonstrate round pen techniques.

Three complete training sessions are captured in real time.

6 full hours of instruction

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Gentle Training 2: Daily Opportunities

Gentle Training 2: Daily OpportunitiesDaily interaction can and should be more than just feeding and care giving. These moments provide powerful opportunities for you to become your horse’s most important and valued companion, leader, and trainer. In essence — training all the time.

In this DVD, Doc will help you to work cooperatively and safely with your horses or mules.

1 3/4 hours of instruction

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Preventing Wrecks

Preventing WrecksLearn how to prevent common wrecks with horses in harness from a respected master horseman. This DVD presents essential advice regarding harness, equipment, knowledge, and skill.

One of the things I’ve learned over time is that the truly great teamsters rarely — if ever — have upset horses, close calls, mishaps or wrecks, while the less meticulous horsemen often do. The master horsemen follow a set of safety rules and pay incredible attention to detail, which keeps them and their horses safe.” –Doc

1 1/2 hours of instruction

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The Horses Can Do It!

The Horses Can Do It!A delightful half-hour video for young children.

Move over dump trucks and other diesel powered equipment! Here come the horses: Barney, Misty, Dillon, Tom, and Ginger! They’re ready for work! Watch the horses plow, make hay. and haul logs and firewood, and MORE!

“The Horses Can Do It!” captures the exciting sights and sounds of horses at work, intermixed with music.

Doc answers questions like, “Do horses sleep?” and “What do horses eat?” It’s sure to have everyone saying, “AGAIN!” Great for ages 2-8, and children of ALL ages!

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