Strictly Come Driving- Take 2

Following a huge success in 2007, `Strictly Come Driving- Take 2` will take place at Arena UK on Sunday 13th April. The day is a collaboration between the British Driving Society and Bennington Carriages and will be held at the superbly upgraded venue of Arena UK, which is easily reached, just off the A1 near Grantham, Lincolnshire. (NG32 2EF) starting at 10.00 am.

The day is to promote carriage driving to all levels and showcasing aspects of carriage driving. Whether you have an interest in horses or would love to be entertained and see some of the country?s top driving turnouts this is certainly a date for your diary.

The organisers are delighted to be supported by many prominent carriage driving personalities such as Boyd Exell with his 2007/8 FEI World Cup Driving team, Amanda Saville, Gary Docking, Caroline Dale-Leech and Jeffery Osborne plan to be there with a variety of turnouts showing the many different facets of carriage driving that are available today, along with a superb hackney coaching display.

FEI World Cup 2007-8 finalist Boyd Exell

Catering for newcomers, during the day in the Bennington arena, there will be opportunities to ride on the Bennington Fun Bug, the ideal starter carriage for the single turnout, with top trainer Amanda Saville.

This fun day will be entertaining, informative, with the opportunity to talk to some of the leading carriage drivers, visit some associated trade stands and driving societies.

The fun starts at 10am with a Scurry driving demonstration and tickets are available on the gate at just ?6 each with concessions at ? 4.00.

Amanda Saville

For further details visit the BDS website at  or contact Linda Swain on tel. 07850 706978 or email