News and events

Feria fiesta

05 June 2019

The Spanish ferias are legendary, Saskia Mier takes a look at their carriage driving traditions.

Driving Valkenswaard International 2019

05 June 2019

Congratulations to Team GB on their third place at Driving Valkenswaard International 2019

Exhaustion of horses will be big focus at this year’s Appleby Fair

05 June 2019

​The RSPCA says exhaustion of horses will be a big focus for the team at this year’s Appleby Horse Fair, which began on Thursday 6 June and continues through to Monday 10th June.

Horse and pony summer skin care

04 June 2019

During the long warm days of summer, like us, equines are faced with the prospect of too much sun, Samantha Sinclair – Chief Executive Officer of Aniwell has this essential advice. (first published June 2018).

New Video Series - Zilco Europe Harness Fitting Guide

31 May 2019

Zilco Europe is supported by a network of knowledgeable and helpful stockists, but recognise that sometimes drivers just need a quick reference on the use or fitting of our products.

The Royal Bath & West Show

31 May 2019

Heavy Horse Team Trade Turnout Class

Donkeys Matter garden wins silver at Chelsea Flower Show

23 May 2019

​The ‘Donkeys Matter’ garden marks The Donkey Sanctuary’s 50th anniversary and is designed to showcase the charity’s international work. Using water as its central theme, the garden demonstrates how owning a donkey means access to clean, fresh water for some of the poorest and most vulnerable communities in the world.

Great competition at Thoresby Park

23 May 2019

While the field may have been less in number than anticipated, there was plenty of competitive spirit among the drivers at Midlands Carriagedriving’s (MC) opener of the season at Thoresby Park (18 and 19 May)

Royal Windsor Horse Show 2019

14 May 2019

The ten entries across the two classes in the coaching marathon - three in the road coaches and seven in the private drags - enjoyed a dry and sunny drive through the Home Park before delighting a full crowd in the Castle Arena at Royal Windsor Horse Show.

Lady Louise Wessex competes for the first time at Royal Windsor Horse Show

10 May 2019

Lady Louise Wessex made her debut at Royal Windsor Horse Show finishing in a very respectable third place in the Private Driving - Singles exceeding 13.2hh.​