The Carriage


springsAn explanation of body types and parts of the carriage including the evolution of axles, hubs and brakes. There will be an emphasis on distinguishing the differences and similarities between European and American Carriages.

Can you name eight different types of carriage spring?

  • S-springs
  • Platform Springs (or Telegraph Springs)
  • French Platform
  • Dennet
  • Tilbury
  • C-springs
  • Elliptic
  • Timken
  • To book a lecture please contact the Institute at:

    Equine Heritage Institute, Inc.
    3024 Marion County Road
    Weirsdale, Florida 32195
    352-753-2826