News and events

Bywell Park set to host British Carriagedriving's National Championships, including, for the first time, the Para Drivers' Championships.

24 July 2019

At Bywell Park, nr Stocksfield in Northumberland, Bywell Horse Driving Trials are hosting the British Carriagedriving National Championships for 2019 and the Para Drivers Championships. The competition will attract athletes from all over the UK to this venue, brand new to driving in 2018.

Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show

19 July 2019

The annual August Bank Holiday Edenbridge and Oxted Agricultural Show, is one of the most important community events for horse lovers in the area.

British Horse Society - UPDATE

19 July 2019

​The British Horse Society (BHS) is delighted to announce that the horse healthcare vehicle stolen from an Essex hotel car park during the night of 16/17 July was discovered on 18th July, abandoned on an industrial estate near Rayleigh, not far from where it was stolen.

RDA in its 50th Anniversary Year

19 July 2019

BBC Countryfile is to honour RDA in its 50th anniversary year with a programme dedicated to the charity and its work.

Watch Zilco's guide to the correct fitting of an empathy collar

04 July 2019

Zilco recognise that sometimes drivers just need a quick reference on the use or fitting of our products. Their video explains the correct fitting process for the empathy collar.

The Donkey Sanctuary - Mexico

04 July 2019

The Donkey Sanctuary and Heifer International have signed an agreement aimed at improving the welfare of donkeys and mules working in small scale agricultural projects in Oaxaca State in Mexico, while also boosting income for their owners.

Working horses in Scotland

04 July 2019

Craighead Horse Logging forms part of an established and professional woodland management and training company based in Dalry, Ayrshire. Ken Stewart explains why horses play and important role in his company.

Attelage de Tradition at Glamis Castle

04 July 2019

Built in 1372, Glamis Castle, was the perfect setting for the fourth Attelage de Tradition. Words by Ruth Martin, who took part in the event.

Riding for the Disabled Carriage Driving Scottish Qualifiers - Results

04 July 2019

Scottish Riding for the Disabled Driving Qualifiers Competition results with details of who is heading to the National Championships at Hartpury College later this month.

Winners of the Carriage Driving Pleasure Driving Awards

04 July 2019

Members of the BDS, who took part in three or more Pleasure Driving Classes in 2018, received their awards at this year's BDS Annual Show.