February 2020 Issue - Olympia: Was this the best year ever?

February 2020 Issue - Olympia: Was this the best year ever?

In this issue

We launch the Carriage Driving Awards 2020, a true celebration of success and achievement in all areas of our sport with details on how to nominate those who deserve to be recognised. The British Horse Society has advice with a seasonal focus on keeping safe whilst at home, out driving or in transit. Jane Buchan explains how to protect your horse from winter colic. Our regular correspondent in Australia has been in the thick of the recent bushfires, he explains the reality of having to protect your lives, animals and property. Mark Hardy takes a closer look at the Hackney horse, from its confirmation and performance to establishing the breed. London welcomed six of the World’s best four-in-hand drivers and Daniel Naprous on a wild card to Olympia. Amy Mundell was there to capture the thrills with stunning pictures. Lindsey Tyas Paice talks to Susan Dunne about life at the top in Para driving. We have part II of our feature on the restoration of the iconic Quicksilver Mail Coach.

From the editor