Maine Driving Club



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FOR SALE: Restored pony village cart. Sadly, my mare grew as she

matured and the cart didn't! Wheels - 35”; Shafts are 62- 63”" from tips to dash- I can send

more exact measurements and more photos to anyone who is

interested. Asking $1000,

New Gloucester, Maine.

FOR SALE  2 wheel oak cart, Amish - made; cob size (42” wheels,

72” shafts).  Black vinyl seat, rear entry via steps or platform;

Very good condition, great pleasure or training cart!  Asking $900. 

For photos and more information, email:

FOR SALE: a marathon cart with shafts, pole, and regular horse-sized pairs harness complete with bridles and lines. Cart has fifth wheel and disc brakes. Really good condition on everything. It is here in PI. The cart was made by the Rural Carriage Supplies Inc. in Elmira, Ontario (there are a number of Mennonite groups in that area). It fits almost perfectly in the cab of a standard pickup truck so is easy to transport--pole & shafts slide right in under it. The max length is 78 inches/ 6.5 ft (front wheel to back wheel).  The max width is 57 inches/ 4.75 ft (outside hub to hub).  Width of wheels (outside of wheels - not including hubs) is 52 inches.  The paint colour is Tremclad (brand name) Raspberry (so easy to fix with a spray can if it gets dinged...).  $4500 for the package. Presque Isle.  Pam Sweetser:

FOR SALE: The Best Ranch Brutus Gypsy

Registered CAN7290/Microchipped


15.2 Hands, 1200 lbs

Trail Rides, Dressage, Jumping, Driving

Has attended Chris Lombard Versatility Clinics, taken to the beach, dressage clinics. Trailers very easily,

good for farrier, vet. Extremely easy keeper, no shoes needed and excellent health.

Perfect for someone who wants a versatile horse and is an experienced, confident rider or trainer.


Price $5000 (Price consideration given to approved home)

207-685-9911 Readfield , Maine for more information


reversible khaki/check apron med....$10

black with red piping med/large  $20

ddwraps camel wool check med large $20

funky zebra hat $10

katie walie straw hat with yello flower $20

dd wraps camel hat brown velvet band and feathers $20

purple/blue dd wraps band with feathers( to decorate hat) $15

hat box $25

Brammie Cook or 778 1640

For Sale: Experienced Hackney Drive/Ride Hackney pony $2,000

Jag is a 16 yr old purebred black 12.2hh Hackney Pony.

Easy keeper and needs a home where he will be kept active regularly

to keep his ability to get fat just on air in check.

Quiet and accepting on trails. Not spooky. Has successful ADS show

experience. Loads/bathes easily. Quiet to work around.

His preference is to drive, but will be obedient with child riders and

can perform quite nicely w/t/c with an experienced small rider. Has show

experience.  More photos are available.

Contact: David Fowler:, 207 865-0047

FOR SALE:  Amish Easy Entry Cart made for a 15H Morgan. Beautiful Oak with burgundy trim and brass for $1000.00. Price is firm and is still a great deal. Matching Cob sized black/brass leather harness available for an additional $250.00 OBO.

FOR SALE: Four wheel runabout custom made in 1990. Burgundy and black with burgundy wool upholstery. Will fit 15-16 hand horse 1000-1400 lbs. $1500.00   Black leather driving harness, horse size with black patent overlay on collar and saddle. Brass fittings. Breast collar and 21” neck collar with buckle in traces. Suitable for show. $350.00 Contact Ann Clark 667-6668

FOR SALE: Rosie, 10 yo Registered Halflinger mare. Gorgeous sorrel color, 13.2h, shots UTD, neg. Coggins, teeth floated 3/10, clean bill of health, great feet.   No vices. Calm. Very personable- prefers people to other horses. Easy keeper. Trained to ride and drive- needs more work to finish.  Pictures available.

With easy entry metal driving cart, biothane harness, Wintec saddle and pad, leather bridle, rain sheet, other accessories  $3000 for all.  Call 207-935-2179 eves. or email

FOR SALE: Small draft black beta driving harness; breast plate style. Comes with matching bridle (no lines); used briefly, $300.  Traces are 7’4” end to end; & 79.5” 1st  hole  to mid-last loop. Please email for additional photos & shipping costs.;  207-764-5455, Presque Isle, ME 04769

FOR SALE: Beautiful-One-of-a-Kind! Free Shipping. 

Amish custom-made russet leather draft harness complete with new 26 inch collar, pad, hames & straps. Black accents on jack saddle and tugs. Tugs redesigned by N&A Harness in Ohio to take either chains or the usual “button hole” method of hooking to the carriage. Outfit also includes breast collar, uniquely embossed bridle, beta lines, two 6.5” Liverpool bits, over-check, breeching, hold-back straps. Very substantial, made for 18 hand Belgian gelding; collar added for 16.2 hand Percheron mare.  Priced below actual used value: $1200. Please email for additional photos & shipping costs. No returns.;   207-764-5455, Presque Isle, ME

FOR SALE: A matched pair of class B mini ponies. Chocolate with white manes and tails.   They will be sold with a harness that can be used single or double, a small parade wagon, a two wheeled cart and a mini western saddle. $4000.00 for all.  Contact me at 1-207-293-2877.

Aiken, SC; house for rent long term or short term.  Darling 2 bedroom/1 bathroom house with sun room, living room, dining room, kitchen, and home office.  Fenced in back yard with patio and gas grill.  Located in historic section of Aiken just a 2 block walk to Aiken’s shops and restaurants.  I can give you the name of a GREAT place to board your horse in a 1/2 - 1 acre paddock with cover for a very reasonable price.  Do what I do...board your horses out in the “driving” area of Windsor, SC, which is 20 minutes from my house.  Go drive/ride your horse, then come home to Aiken and enjoy living within walking distance to town!!  Available by the week, or month.  Available from April 1 thru Feb. or possibly mid March.  Email for website and pics.  $1500 per month includes utilities, cable and Wi-fi.  Call Beth at 207-564-3447 or email:

FOR SALE:  Smuckers Deluxe Russet Harness, like new, Horse Size, $1200.00. Phone: 499-7190. Joanne Biery

FOR SALE: Haflinger size fore cart.  Brought in from Indiana, never used, red metal with rubber wheels (car type).  Would be great for training or just bombing around your fields..Asking $600. Offers considered.         Leslie 838-9681

FOR SALE: Beautiful Flyer 4-wheeled carriage, custom paint,  removable groom stand in back for marathon or pleasure, excellent condition, horse size. $2200. Contact Lauren Reece, Berwick, ME 207-698-9974.

FOR SALE: I have a very beautiful painted and pinstriped cart for trade that has side entry and looks like a Gig with straight shafts. Ready to use for a show. Sit high so you can see over the horse and would fit a horse 15H to 16H (possibly taller) $1000 or trade for a draft horse cart for my 18 H draft. Please contact Ansley at:

FOR SALE:  Easy entry cart, never used.  Cob size.  Wheels 26”, shafts 72”.  $425.  Contact Helen Holman, Litchfield, ME  207 737-4894

FOR SALE: JERALD SHOW CART  It’s the perfect cart for training and conditioning instead of using up your new show cart.  This is well used in good conditon with a cover.  $500.00 obo.  Call John @ 207-615-2824

FOR SALE: horse size jogging cart and harness for sale, 300.00 for cart; with large  harness for another 400.00.  Harness is horse size with adjustable underbelly strap. The cart is at Wales Equestrian Center. Call  Karen in Lewiston: 207-754-4847

FOR SALE: Cob size Smucker’s Pleasure Leather Harness, Brass Fittings, Excellent Shape,$300.00 or best offer. Too good of a Harness not to be used.Too big for my Classic Shetland. Also, looking for a cart to fit my Shetland (39”). Something that would be suitable for training. Thanks..Ann White (207)

FOR SALE: Pioneer Forecart model 8025 Draft horse size with bench seat, Draft single horse shafts and front guard, fenders, bench seat, mechanical brakes. Two years old with little use and stored inside.  Perfect for working a single or pair of draft horses and/or farming with attachments behind. For more details:   Call: John, 207-615-2824

OAK MEADOWBROOK CART, rear entry split seat, customized with two sets of removable shafts for easy transport (80” & 90”), 52” wheels. Used with 15h Fjord and 16.2h Warmblood. Very good condition. $1,000. 685-4711

FOR SALE: Oakley is a 12.3h, 13 yr-old Welsh Pony/Tbd. He  is very athletic, specializes in jumping, and has jumped 3’+. He has also  participated in eventing clinics, won lower level dressage classes, and currently is used as a lesson horse for both riding and driving. He will do best with an intermediate rider. UTD, trailers, $2,500 negotiable to the right home. Contact Barb at 207-92 9-3767 or

FOR SALE:  Looking for a driving prospect with wonderful movement and a willing attitude? Ena is a flashy 10 year old registered Welsh cob mare (14.3 hands).  She is currently being started under harness. Most of her under saddle work has been trail riding.  She also does well with natural horsemanship ground work and really enjoys clicker work. She is good around dogs and with other horses, does not act mareish when in heat, goes barefoot and is an easy keeper. She is up to date on vaccinations on all routine care including teeth. Video and photos available. Delivery options available. Call 207-963-5959 or email FMI.

LEASING OPPORTUNITY: Are you looking for a place to train year round?  We are offering an opportunity to lease stalls for $100 per stall, per month.  We have 10 stalls available.  Take all 10 or take less.  You will be responsible for your own care, feed and bedding.  The lease includes full use of our facility.  We offer a 70 x 120 indoor, 100 x 200 outdoor.  Cross country and stadium jumping available.  Stalls are 12 x 12 and fully matted.  Turn out available in large paddocks.  Heated lounge and bathroom. (Two bedroom Apartment also available for $750 plus utilities.) Bart and Karen Barstis, Litchfield, ME  207-485-1745

FOR SALE: MATCHED FRIESIAN-CROSS PAIR.  7 and 8 yr, old dapple grey mares, registered friesian sporthorses(sire: registered friesian, dam:percheron/morgan), 16.1,drive single and as a pair, also ride dressage, trail, sweet temperments, e-mail or call for photos and video. $18,000. contact Leo at:207-731-4747 or e-mail:

CARRIAGE DRIVING VACATIONS for beginner and experienced drivers. Also CARRIAGE DRIVING CAMP and HORSE AND HUSKY CAMP for kids., a unique and educational overnight summer camp for kids who love animals! Historic wilderness lodge in Bethel, Maine, recently featured in Good Morning America, great horses, beautiful mountain scenery, reasonable rates, come visit this summer! 10% OFF package price FOR DRIVING CLUB MEMBERS. website:   e-mail:    phone:207-731-4747

Fun and Safe Driving Horse for sale:  Earnie is a 10 yr. old Standardbred gelding, 15.1, bay, cute--looks like a smaller warmblood.  Has been used as a pleasure driving horse, great down the road, cones and dressage, also used for beginner and therapeutic driving lessons.  $3,000 to very good home only. Contact Leo Joost: 207-731-4747

FOR SALE: Horse Farm  Abbutting The Balsams Grand Resort and 10,000 acres of conservancy and trails For Sale or for Rent:

2 barns, 6 box stalls, paddocks, 5.5 acres of lush pasture, historic rennovated 3 bedroom farm house.  Direct access to world class trails and many miles of scenic dirt roads perfect for riding and carriage driving.

Sale Price: $195,000 

for rent by the weekend for $600 for up to 5 people and 5 horses. Or rent for the season.  See the link below for photos of the farm   contact: Leo Joost 207-731-4747,

FOR SALE: Halflinger gelding.  Blitzen rides,drives and is a good jumper. I am asking for $1200.00. My name is Wanda Morse and I live in Mt. Vernon ME  my phone number is 293-2877.  I also have a springer cart and harness available.

FOR SALE: horse size, easy entry wooden 2 wheel.  This is an Amish made cart and sits you up so that you can see over your horse. Asking $ 1300--  Nice riding cart. I also have a Smuckers, all leather and brass with patent leather, Deluxe harness.  It fits a horse and can be sized down to fit a horse as small as 14.2 hands to a 16 hand horse.  It has regular traces and marathon cart traces with a leather collar and brass hames.  Excellent condition.   Asking $1500  Both can be seen in Newburgh or can call to inquire to Sondra 234 4762

FREE Lease!! Quiet Professionally Trained Driving / Riding Pony.  See ad at for details, pictures, and video. Search horse name “Champ”.  Contact Lisa Dixon at 207-607-3468

FOR SALE: deerskin tan driving gloves(ladies l)  $10

brown wmns l bionic driving gloves     $$18

black leather Dehner dressage boots with zipper  size 7.5-8    $40

aigle rubber dresssage boots sizw 38 $25

wintec allrounder western saddle size 15 wide tree   $150 (barely used)

frank baines dressage saddle  17 w  $1500

navy caparelly dressage coat 42/12 $50

pair boa size 3 boots  $25

exclusive Katie whalie straw hat $35

embroidered norwegian fjord halter-exquisite! $35

Konig dressage boots/inside zips-size 8  barely used only for show-$500.  For pictures and measurements, contact Louise Cook:


FOR SALE: Bionthane pair harness large horse/warmblood size.  The girth measures 70" to 93" and the saddle is 4 1/2" wide with removeable padding on the underside. Traces measure 70" to the longest and are 1 ½ inches in width. They have both a ring at the end as well as slots. Britching measures 48" and has a removable waffle pad. Reins are brown and measure 216". The headstall from corner of the mouth to corner of the mouth measures 41" to 50" and includes 5 ½ inch butterfly French link snaffles. 23” Hames and all hardware is stainless steel. Collars are 22”. I have had this harness nearly a year. I fit it to my horses but have never used it. I'd like to sell it because I now have only one of the horses. $1750 Contact Paula Leavitt 234-4537