Je Suis Prest

Fraser School of Driving

255 N Boulder Road, Deer Lodge, Montana  59722

Alex & Kayo Fraser    406-846-3686  Mountain time

info@drivehorses.com 

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Experience the Thrill of Driving Horses!
 Enjoy a Learning Vacation!

Plan your vacation time, take driving lessons and discover Montana!

   It is important to learn some basics on driving horses so you can understand what the driven horse needs and expects from you. With the proper skills you can develop better communication with your horses, be more comfortable with the lines or reins, be a confident, competent and a safer driver. Safety is paramount.
  We have several carriages, carts and wagons for sale and we order harness to suit your individual needs. You may click on Carriages & Wagons
 also see Driving Accessories include safety helmets and vests.

 

Professional training is a wise investment in your safety and future.

  Before you buy horses, equipment or harness and before you attempt to drive your horses PLEASE seek professional assistance. Learn to drive before you risk yourself, your family and your horses. Many of our students have come to us with a horse, harness and vehicle only to learn nothing fits right or they bought something not suitable. Learn about the sport of driving before you waste you money!
Coaching drivers.
4-up We love to work with people who are driving horses now but want to improve their skills to get the most from their horses in a confident and relaxed state.
  Commercial carriage drivers may be surprised at what there is to learn about driving their horses and to be better prepared if or when things go wrong.
  In Combined Driving Events we can often improve your scores for the Marathon and Cones phases when you learn what your horse needs from you.
 Here is a photo of Alex driving a team of four horses.

 

 There are always risks involved when you work with horses, but what you can learn at The Fraser School of Driving may lessen the risks to you, your family, horses and equipment. Also offered are Safety Clinics  for Commercial Carriage, Wagon and Sleigh ride businesses. Drive Safe!
 
   We have a variety of horses we use for the driving lessons. You are welcome to bring your own horses for your lessons if they are already trained to drive. See Rates.
   If you are looking for well trained horses - take a look at our pages for horses for sale. We have reduced the prices on many of these horses rather than keeping a large inventory for potential buyers. We will continue to order-buy horses for people who either can't get to the breeder sales or who want a professional to help in finding the right horse for them. Alex has had over 50 years experience buying hundreds of horses for himself and for other people. He knows many of the breeders and trainers and knows who he can trust and who he can't. We custom order Harness and vehicles that will be suitable for the type of driving you want to do.
 Check out our  Blog - I post photos from time to time of our horses at work or play and with many of the students who come to us for their own training. If you subscribe to the post you will be notified when I post something new. You can unsubscribe when you don't want any more notices. You are welcome to leave appropriate comments.
 Our other web site:  Wild Horse Books and Art for books on driving and training horses, horse-drawn vehicle books and plans for building carriages, carts, wagons and sleighs in the full size vehicles or models.

We are Dealers for the following Manufacturers

Pioneer Equipment  manufacturer for top quality
 
fore-carts, wagons, sleds and other farm equipment.
  Shiloh Wagon Works
 Dependable quality 5th wheel rubber tire chassis and wagons. These track so true you can tow them at highway speeds.
Ideal Harness - Let us know what you need.
Kutzmann Carriages - well made pleasure and competition vehicles
Frey Carts, Sleighs and Carriages - made in the USA pleasure and competition vehicles.
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We can dress-up to show
or dress-down and play.

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See the Models of the Polar Boys . The first pair of horses created by Stone Horses, in a custom pose or standard pose. Only a few pairs left.
And  The Polar Boys are now featured in a  Limited Edition Print
 

Telephone: 406.846.3686 

Je Suis Prest translates as "I am ready".  It is on the Fraser Family Coat of Arms which we have redesigned to suit our needs. The Coat of Arms is copyrighted and no permission will be granted for its use to anyone other than ourselves. No photos or any part of this site may be used without written permission.

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