News and events

Horse of the Year Show 2020

29 October 2019

Horse of the Year Show 2020 update: Following the success of the 2019 Horse of the Year Show, organisers have announced the showing judges for the 2020 event.

Horse of the Year Show 2019

03 October 2019

Neil Wray takes the title for the second year in a row. He explains how much the win means to him, his family and the team.

The dos and don’ts of tapeworm control

23 September 2019

Dr Corrine Austin from Austin Davis provides an essential guide to the importance of testing for worms. (first published in Carriage Driving October 2019)

World Horse Welfare Sculpture Auction

23 September 2019

This summer World Horse Welfare’s stunning public art project to highlight the charity’s work has had a huge impact across the country. The horse sculptures are set to go under the hammer in November.

World Four-in-hand Championships Limburg 2020

23 September 2019

​In just one year the World Championships for four-in-hand horses Limburg 2020 will begin. Behind the scenes work is already well underway to make this event a huge success and to further promote equestrian sport in the Province of Limburg.

Can you help to solve a mystery

11 September 2019

Bill Allen from Scotland is trying to discover more about a Kinross Wagonette Break that he purchased at auction at the end of last year. He knows a bit about its history but would like to know more about who originally owned it.​

New Zealand

10 September 2019

The initial meeting of the New Zealand Carriage Driving Society was held in 1983. Isabel Cochran explains how the sport has grown and evolved. Carriage Driving September 2019 issue.

CIAT Tismans August 2019

06 September 2019

At Tismans Farm we welcomed 16 competitors to the first CIAT Tismans, with the prefect weather forecast it was set to be a fabulous August weekend at this stunning venue.

British Driving Society Shropshire summer drive.

02 September 2019

Lovely Driving Days by Dee Williams. Some time ago, I was invited to groom for a friend on the Driving Days, which are held annually during the last week of July in Brampton Bryan, on the Shropshire/Herefordshire border. The event is organised by a special committee for BDS members. It was such a delightful experience for me that I wanted to go again. Since then Pete and I have been taking our own pony and carriage, and it has been turned into my annual holiday.

Jersey Horse Driving Society Show

02 September 2019

The Jersey Horse Society Annual Summer Show, report by Phyllis Gouédart.