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  • Home made mini horse cart
  • Build a horse harness cart

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    02-18-2008, 11:00 AM
  #1
Yearling
Pony Carts

Would it be that hard to make a simple homemade one?
I was googling pictures of simple pony carts and it looks
as if you had the proper equipment it wouldn't be that
Difficult to make.

Can anyone find a picture of a pony cart that actually
labels the parts? I couldn't find one, lol.
     
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    02-18-2008, 08:51 PM
  #2
Showing
Heres one that lists the harness parts. I think that would be the toughest part
http://www.mini-horse-pony-tack-guide.com/harness.html
     
    02-18-2008, 11:37 PM
  #3
Weanling
Yeah, I think building the cart itself would be easy but the harness would be the hard part!!
Are you wanting to build just the cart and buy a harness or make both yourself?
     
    02-19-2008, 04:20 PM
  #4
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by crackrider
Yeah, I think building the cart itself would be easy but the harness would be the hard part!!
Are you wanting to build just the cart and buy a harness or make both yourself?
I was wanting to just build the cart, I would buy the harness!
     
    02-20-2008, 05:41 AM
  #5
Weanling
Lol!
You should contact your nearest driving association about the different parts of a cart. They would be the experts and should be able to help more.
     
    06-09-2008, 12:36 PM
  #6
Foal
Blueprints for Pony Cart?

My husband has the knowledge, skills, and tools to make a pony cart, but we need a blueprint or schematics. Anyone know of a place that might sell the blueprints? A couple years ago I actually found a place that did sell them, but after a computer crash, I lost the website in favorites and can't find it anymore. Thanks.
     
    06-09-2008, 01:04 PM
  #7
Showing
That'd be really cool if you built your own cart!
     
    06-09-2008, 08:14 PM
  #8
Foal
What sort of carts do people build?

I am imagining a jogger (steel / metal frame & body vehicle), not a timber body or shafts.

Can someone post a picture please.
Would love to see what vehciles people make themselves.

Regards,

Laura.
     
    06-09-2008, 11:28 PM
  #9
Foal
Easy Entry Cart

Yeah, I'm just wanting a easy entry cart for a pony. I can buy one for about $600 - $650, but hubby says he can build one for less than half of that with steel tubing.
     
    06-24-2008, 09:54 PM
  #10
Foal


Probably not what you had in mind but it's cute.

I have seen the amish build carts more like wagons small sized and use bicycle tires.
     

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