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Old 06-01-2016, 12:49 PM
Bert Nobbins Bert Nobbins is offline
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Originally Posted by CannyDan View Post
I knew a guy once who had a pair of zebras that he trained to drive. (In equestrian-ese that means pull a cart or something, as a team of horses pulled a stagecoach.) He used to drive them around the farm occasionally. Even more occasionally he would let a passenger or two join him on the cart. The zebras were not very reliable and "a good drive" consisted of a short out-and-back with no runaways and no bucking and no cart overturning.

One of the two would also tolerate a saddle and a rider, sometimes. And for variable iterations of "for a short time".
So my jury is still out on zebras.
See http://www.douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/POWER/dog/dog.htm for an example of zebras driven four-in-hand.