News and events

A royal pair take a tour of the Great North Road

17 December 2019

Richard James reflects on a journey steeped in history and culture complete with classic coaching inns, conkers and a serenade to a big band leader. First published in Carriage Driving - January 2018

Feeding the older horse or pony

17 December 2019

Just because driving and competition days are a thing of the past, the care of an older horse, pony or donkey still needs thought and consideration through the changing seasons. Jane Buchan looks at maintaining health and condition in the older generation. First published in Carriage Driving - January 2018

2020 Shire Horse National Show

17 December 2019

The Shire Horse Society’s National Shire Horse Show will take place for the fifth year running at Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd March 2020.

Evolution Classes

17 December 2019

A perfect first step. ​Watching Boyd Exell and Great Britain’s Daniel Naprous fly their teams around the Indoor World Cup courses this winter always sets the hearts racing. For the typical driver, this level of extreme driving may be a bridge too far.

POD Training

17 December 2019

Indulge yourself in the wonderful world of dressage judging and see improvement techniques.

The Brooke Hospital for Animals

12 December 2019

In what’s thought to be a first outside of Europe, Senegal will offer an accredited certification in farriery from early 2020, thanks to work by Brooke West Africa.

RSPCA - Flood Advice

25 November 2019

​The RSPCA has an experienced team of around 60 officers - trained to work in fast water and contaminated water, to rescue both people and animals - to provide assistance to communities affected by flooding. The charity has put together top tips for extreme wet weather.

Extreme Driving comes to Olympia - The London International Horse Show 2019

25 November 2019

Extreme Driving supported by Hugh and Karen Scott-Barrett forms part of the programme at Olympia - London International Horse Show in December.

FEI announces hosts for World Championships and World Cup Finals

25 November 2019

Host cities for the FEI World Championships 2022 and other major events up to 2023/2024 were allocated recently by the FEI Board at its in-person meeting in the Russian capital Moscow.

Carriage Driving - History feature

25 November 2019

Encounters with lions and highwaymen...the perils of delivering the mail by John Wright. First published in Carriage Driving December 2018.