South of England Carriage Driving Fair 2004

Britain?s largest indoor carriage driving show, the eighth organised by Brockham Harness Club, is at the South of England Showground, Ardingly, W.Sussex on Sunday 21st March and offers carriage driving enthusiasts and newcomers to the sport the excitement of a live sporting event with all the entertainment of top quality attractions.

This important event in the driving calendar heralds the start of the season and caters for both seasoned driving enthusiasts and newcomers to the sport.

Building on the success of previous years, the programme includes a carefully structured combination of thrilling competition, instructional displays and sheer entertainment that covers all aspects of carriage driving.

The programme in the main arena starts at 10am and combines thrilling competition, instructional & informative displays and sheer entertainment from the country?s leading carriage drivers & equestrian personalities. There will be a large range of trade stands & full bar & catering facilities under cover and with free parking&free admission for children it?s the perfect family day out.

Main arena attractions, and top names, include:

  • International Horse Team competition,
  • Chariots of Fire,
  • Baileys Junior Challenge (north versus south)
  • Heavy Horse Power,
  • Scurry Competition,
  • Ridden Dressage
  • Single Horse Pas de Deux
  • Private Driving,
  • RDA Driving
  • Masterclass with Karen Bassett and Boyd Exell,
  • Trade Turnouts,
  • ?Suck it & See Hour? - a chance to drive under the expert supervision of leading whip Gary Docking.

This is all supported by a large range of trade stands, including breed societies and driving associations, with bar and catering to suit all tastes.

Tickets are available on the door, but for more information or advance discount tickets call 01483 276936 or visit

Come and help raise funds for the British Teams and the IPEC World Championships.

Everyone has a chance to scoop the ultimate prizes in the Grand Draw for only ?1. Win the fantastic new Bellcrown carriage or a Super Tedex harness, kindly donated by Martin Johnson of Bellcrown Carriages and Fiona Tedman of Zilco Europe

Whether you are looking for information, new products and ideas or want to enjoy a mesmerising day?s entertainment, come to Ardingly for all the fun of the fair.

Join us at the biggest and best carriage driving show in Britain ... Sunday 21st March