Educational Articles - Carriage Whips
The whip is an important part of your horse driving equipment. Just like your legs, seat, and hands are important aids for riding a horse, your whip becomes the "replacement" for those aids considering that a driver doesn't have physical contact with the horse. The reins, voice, and whip act as aids for controlling the driving horse.
Our articles below can help you learn how to select the perfect whip, hold it correctly, and care for it.
Selecting a Whip - holding it properly and choosing the right one for you
How to Measure a Whip - measure a US whip vs. a European whip
Measuring Your Turnout for a Whip - how to get the proper length
Caring for your Driving Whip - proper maintenance and storage