British Carriagedriving Calendar
This calendar lists Affiliated Club events, National and Regional events and major FEI International events. For more detailed listings of National & Regional events and International events, go to the Events Index
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Listing updated: Wed 28 Jul 2021
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2021
 
July
 
1-4 JUL
Windsor, Great Britain
Royal Windsor International Grand Prix  CAI-3* H2,H4,P4
FEI
 
3-4JUL
Seacliff, North Berwick EH39 5PP
2 day club event
Scottish Carriage Driving Association
 
3-4 JUL
 CANCELLED  Frickley Park, West Yorkshire WF9 2EL
2 Day Driving Trials with a BDS show on the Sunday. All classes catered for and open to any competitor who is a member of any BC affiliated club.
A1 Events Tel. 07856 404608
 
3-4 JUL
Lamb's Farm, Old Hay, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 7DG
Two day club event. BC Gateway classes on Sunday.
Weald Harness Club
 
10-11 JUL
Allerton Park, Nr. Knaresborough, N. Yorkshire HG5 0SE
Regional driving trials and two day Club event. Approx 16k over gently undulating terrain, a mixture of grassland, tracks and field margins. Catering on site.
North Eastern Driving Trials  & BC Regional Event
 
10-11 JUL
Shanes Castle, Randalstown, Co. Antrim BT41 4NE
Regional Driving Trials - 2 day event.
BC Regional Event
 
10-11 JUL
Windsor Great Park, Berkshire SL4 2JA
Regional Driving Trials - 2 day event. BC Gateway Club event running in conjunction with Regional Driving Trials. All phases in club classes can be entered individually.
Windsor Park Equestrian Club & BC Regional Event
 
17-18 JUL
Berwick, Polegate, E. Sussex BN26 6SP
Berwick weekend. Training and mini-marathon.
Oaks Driving Club
 
17-18 JUL
Home Farm, Rake Lane, Backford, Chester CH2 4DF
Two day Non-competitive weekend. Enjoy farm ride also dressage cones and some obstacles, training if requested.
Chester Horse Driving Trials
 
17-18 JUL
Boreland, Lockerbie  DG11 2LL
BORELAND 2 DAY EVENT. £35 members, £45 non members. Entries & fees payable to the Secretary by Thursday 8th July. By kind permission of "Chariots of Fire", With prior notice, mix & match options are available for those not wishing to do the full event.
Dumfries & Galloway Horse Driving Club
 
18 JUL
BCA, Burchetts Green, Nr Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QR
ICD UK Thames Valley Indoor Driving Area, Due to popular demand, we will be running the last of our Summer Special OUTDOOR Arena Events. This will consist of Cones (20 elements) & 4 Obstacles (1&2 driven twice). To enter. Please go to the ICD UK website and on the Events heading look up Thames Valley to enter on line. Note: All competitors who were paid up Indoor Driving members for the 20/21 season will not need to be a day member, otherwise day membership is £7.50 plus the entry fee..  For more information contact Martin Pink martinpink302@btinternet.com
Indoor Carriage Driving UK
 
18 JUL
Godmersham Park, Canterbury, Kent CT4 7DT
Summer ODE. 3 phase. Marathon is 8 - 10 km course.
Shepway Harness Club
 
18 JUL
Danethorpe Hill, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2PB
One day event. This event is designed to bring both the indoor and outdoor drivers together and provide both formats of carriage driving. If you enter a ICD class, you will follow the ICD rules: P&P in a 20x50m arena, 10 cones, 2 Obstacles driven twice, one with water. Small pony drivers MUST have 2 grooms on the ground ready to assist if needed. Failure to comply will result in Elimination. If you enter a BC class, you will follow the BC rules: Dressage in a 40x80m arena, 20 cones, 2 Obstacles, each driven twice, one with water. Turnouts will run with wheel measurement 125cm, grooms may stand. Competitors are to arrive, drive each phase in succession, and leave when done. At NO point are you qualifying for the ICD Championships or the BC Championships and NO points will be allocated to any club. Using ‘ICD’ and ‘BC’ terms are simply to identify the two formats of driving and which rules will be applied.
A1 Events Tel. 07856 404608
 
18 JUL
Dellfield Farm, Millbrook, Bedfordshire MK45 2HY
Indoor-out one day event.
Bedfordshire Carriage Driving Club
 
23-24 JUL
Ashfields, Great Canfield, Essex CM6 1JU
Two day training camp, Lessons with Anna Grayston, Sara Howe and Minta Winn. Dressage, Cones and Obstacle training available.
East Anglian Carriage Driving Group
 
23-25 JUL
Hopetoun, South Queensferry, West Lothian EH30 9SL
National Driving Trials - 3 day event. Novice qualifier classes. SCDA club classes.
Scottish Carriage Driving & BC Regional Events
 
24-25 JUL
Glebe House, West Grinstead Estate, W. Sussex RH13 8NE
Regional Driving Trials - 2 day event. (This was the Goodwood event)
BC Regional Events
 
25 JUL
CANCELLED  Ashfields, Great Canfield, Essex CM6 1JU
One day club event. BC Gateway. Dressage, cones and marathon, Marathon route up to 7km with 3 obstacles, driven twice.
East Anglian Carriage Driving Group
 
25 JUL
Winters Equestrian, Thornton Le Moor, North Lincolnshire, LN7 6JD
Winters Equestrian One Day Event. This will be a full scale one day event, and will include dressage, cones course and a marathon with obstacles interspersed along the way. It may also include a water splash.
Poacher Harness Club
 
31 JUL
Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre, Warwickshire CV23 8AJ
Regional Driving Trials - 2 day event. Club Classes. Club classes in conjunction with a Regional Trial. On the A45 just south of the M45. 3 section marathon, about 12km with 6 obstacles, one involving water. An excellent venue with easy access and on site facilities including a Café, farm shop and showers. There will be a hot meal on the Saturday evening.
Midlands Carriagedriving & BC Regional Events
 
31 JUL
CANCELLED  Radford Equestrian, Lower House Farm, Llanymynech SY22 6LG
Two-day event at a popular flat venue with water and natural obstacles. BC National Novice Qualifier. Small pony class (short format) and Saturday evening meal.
Chester Horse Driving Trials
 
August
 
1 AUG
Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre, Warwickshire CV23 8AJ
Regional Driving Trials - 2 day event. Club Classes. Club classes in conjunction with a Regional Trial. On the A45 just south of the M45. 3 section marathon, about 12km with 6 obstacles, one involving water. An excellent venue with easy access and on site facilities including a Café, farm shop and showers. There will be a hot meal on the Saturday evening.
Midlands Carriagedriving & BC Regional Events
 
1 AUG
CANCELLED  Radford Equestrian, Lower House Farm, Llanymynech SY22 6LG
Two-day event at a popular flat venue with water and natural obstacles. BC National Novice Qualifier. Small pony class (short format) and Saturday evening meal.
Chester Horse Driving Trials
 
5-8 AUG
Schildau, Germany
World Para Driving Championships CH-M-PE A
FEI
 
7 AUG
Old Hay, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 7DG
Have-a-go and training day.
Weald Harness Club
 
7-8 AUG
Townfoot ?? (no details supplied)
2 day club event
Scottish Carriage Driving Association
 
7-8 AUG
Nidd Hall Estate, between Knaresborough and Harrogate, HG3 3BN
Two day event, Club. Approx 16k over undulating terrain, a mixture of grassland, tracks, roads and field margins. Catering on site.
North Eastern Driving Trials
 
13-15 AUG
Ashfields, Great Canfield, Essex CM6 1JU
British National Carriage Driving Championships
British Carriagedriving
 
15 AUG
Danethorpe Hill, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2PB
One day event. This event is designed to bring both the indoor and outdoor drivers together and provide both formats of carriage driving. If you enter a ICD class, you will follow the ICD rules: P&P in a 20x50m arena, 10 cones, 2 Obstacles driven twice, one with water. Small pony drivers MUST have 2 grooms on the ground ready to assist if needed. Failure to comply will result in Elimination. If you enter a BC class, you will follow the BC rules: Dressage in a 40x80m arena, 20 cones, 2 Obstacles, each driven twice, one with water. Turnouts will run with wheel measurement 125cm, grooms may stand. Competitors are to arrive, drive each phase in succession, and leave when done. At NO point are you qualifying for the ICD Championships or the BC Championships and NO points will be allocated to any club. Using ‘ICD’ and ‘BC’ terms are simply to identify the two formats of driving and which rules will be applied.
A1 Events Tel. 07856 404608
 
15 AUG
Dellfield Farm, Millbrook, Bedfordshire MK45 2HY
Indoor-out one day event.
Bedfordshire Carriage Driving Club
 
21-22 AUG
Newby Hall, Nr. Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire HG4 5AE
Two day event. Approx 16km over undulating terrain, a mixture of parkland, tracks and field margins. All classes including introductory and short format. Catering on site.
North Eastern Driving Trials
 
21-22 AUG
Windsor Great Park, Berkshire SL4 2JA
2 day event. Complete marathon route in grounds of Windsor Great Park, mixture of off-road and on-road tracks on undulating ground. All phases can be entered individually. Ridden Dressage, pleasure drive and short format driven event on Sunday.
Windsor Park Equestrian Club
 
22 AUG
Winters Equestrian, Thornton Le Moor, North Lincolnshire, LN7 6JD
Winters Equestrian Swiss Derby. This event may include a water splash.
Poacher Harness Club
 
22 AUG
Old Rayne, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5EJ
Lourin Fair Grass roots one-day event. Dressage test BC Pre-novice. Marathon section B only, approximately 7 km, will be on tracks, fields, woodland and public roads, with 5 obstacles.
Scottish Carriage Driving Association
 
22 AUG
Broad Farm, Hellingly, Hailsham, E. Sussex BN27 4DU
Club Show and activities
Oaks Driving Club
 
24-28 AUG
Sélestat, France
European Young Drivers Championships CH-EU-A Y/J/C
FEI
 
28-29 AUG
Henbury Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9PS
Two-day event. Ex-National venue on the rolling parkland estate, with some natural obstacles. Small pony class (short format). Large flat dressage and cones area. Meal Saturday evening.
Chester Horse Driving Trials
 
29 AUG
Rossington Hall, Great North Road, Doncaster DN11 0HN
One day event. This event is designed to bring both the indoor and outdoor drivers together and provide both formats of carriage driving. If you enter a ICD class, you will follow the ICD rules: P&P in a 20x50m arena, 10 cones, 2 Obstacles driven twice, one with water. Small pony drivers MUST have 2 grooms on the ground ready to assist if needed. Failure to comply will result in Elimination. If you enter a BC class, you will follow the BC rules: Dressage in a 40x80m arena, 20 cones, 2 Obstacles driven twice, one with water. Turnouts will run with wheel measurement 125cm, grooms may stand. Competitors are to arrive, drive each phase in succession, and leave when done. At NO point are you qualifying for the ICD Championships or the BC Championships and NO points will be allocated to any club. Using ‘ICD’ and ‘BC’ terms are simply to identify the two formats of driving and which rules will be applied.
A1 Events Tel. 07856 404608
 
30 AUG
Old Hay, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 7DG
Have-a-go and training day.
Weald Harness Club
 
September
 
1-2 SEP
Ashfields, Great Canfield, Essex CM6 1JU
Two Day Event. Three section marathon up to 15km, 6 obstacles including water. All on site facilities including clubhouse will be open.
East Anglian Carriage Driving Group
 
1-5 SEP
Budapest, Hungary
European Four-in-Hand Championships CH-EU-A 4
FEI
 
4-5 SEP
Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre, CV23 8AJ
Two Day Trial & Club Championships. Home of the Rugby Polo Club, on the A45 just south of the M45. 3 section marathon, about 12km with 6 obstacles, one involving water. Our second visit this year to this top class venue for the club Championship. Easily accessible with on-site facilities including a Café, farm shop and showers. There will be a hot meal on the Saturday evening.
Midlands Carriagedriving
 
4-5 SEP
Windsor Great Park, Berkshire SL4 2JA
2 day event. Complete marathon route in grounds of Windsor Great Park, mixture of off-road and on-road tracks on undulating ground. All phases can be entered individually. Ridden Dressage, pleasure drive and short format driven event on Sunday.
Windsor Park Equestrian Club
 
5 SEP
Hale Farm, Chiddingly, Lewes, E. Sussex BN8 6HQ
World Cup style event..
Oaks Driving Club
 
8-12 SEP
Kronenberg, Netherlands
World Pairs Championships CH-M A2
FEI
 
11-12 SEP
Garth Stud, Denny FK6 5HH
Club event at a new venue - 3 section marathon with 6 obstacles. Please contact organiser (secretary@scda.co.uk) if you only wish to do dressage & cones. Schedule available on SCDA website.
Scottish Carriage Driving Association
 
12 SEP
Dellfield Farm, Millbrook, Bedfordshire MK45 2HY
Indoor-out one day event.
Bedfordshire Carriage Driving Club
 
12 SEP
Brandicarr Farm Equestrian, Market Rasen, North Lincolnshire, LN7 6JX
One Day Event. This will be a full scale one day event, and will include dressage, cones course and a marathon with obstacles interspersed along the way.
Poacher Harness Club
 
16-19 SEP
Le Pin au Haras, France
World Pony Championships CH-M-P A 1/2/4
FEI
 
18-19 SEP
Frickley Park, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN5 7BU
Regional Driving Trials.
BC Regional Events
 
18-19 SEP
Oasby, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 3ND
Two Day Trial. 3 sections about 12K, with 6 obstacles one may involve water. An exciting new venue with good access from the A1, approx 6 miles east of Grantham off the A52. This Event is being run as a trial to hopefully be upgraded to a Regional / National. There will be catering onsite.
Midlands Carriagedriving
 
18-19 SEP
Home Farm, Rake Lane, Backford, Chester CH2 4DF
TBC Indoor practice/training outdoors. Farm ride available. More details to follow.
Chester Horse Driving Trials
 
25-26 SEP
Escrick Park Estate, between York and Selby, YO19 6EA
Two day event. Approx 16k over flat terrain, a mixture of woodland tracks and grassland. All classes including introductory and short format. Catering on site.
North Eastern Driving Trials
 
26 SEP
Coxhill Farm, Maddiston, Falkirk FK2 0BU
Grass roots event (indoor ?)
Scottish Carriage Driving Association
 
26 SEP
Priory Court Farm, Polegate, E. Sussex BN26 6QX
One day event.
Oaks Driving Club
 
26 SEP
Godmersham Park, Canterbury, Kent CT4 7DT
Southeast Challenge Cup. Round 1 of a World Cup style series. Pony, Horse, Multiple classes. Great fun event for all levels of driving, consists of an obstacle and cones course driven twice. No dressage.
Shepway Harness Club
 
October
 
1-3 OCT
Osberton, Nottinghamshire DN22 8JH
National Driving Trials - 3 day event. Novice qualifier classes.
BC National Events
 
10 OCT
Lordsbridge Arena, Cambridge CB23 7AE
Indoor driving one-day event. ICD Qualifier.
Bedfordshire Carriage Driving Club
 
17 OCT
Saddlesdane Equestrian Centre, nr Canterbury, Kent ME13 0NX
Southeast Challenge Cup, round 2, World Cup Style series, Cones and Obstacle course driven twice.
Shepway Harness Club
 
November
 
7 NOV
Lordsbridge Arena, Cambridge CB23 7AE
Indoor driving one-day event. ICD Qualifier.
Bedfordshire Carriage Driving Club
 
21 NOV
Saddlesdane Equestrian Centre, nr Canterbury, Kent ME13 0NX
Southeast Challenge Cup, round 3, World Cup Style series, Cones and Obstacle course driven twice.
Shepway Harness Club
 
December
 
5 DEC
Lordsbridge Arena, Cambridge CB23 7AE
Indoor driving one-day event. ICD Qualifier.
Bedfordshire Carriage Driving Club
 
12 DEC
Saddlesdane Equestrian Centre, nr Canterbury, Kent ME13 0NX
Indoor ODE affiliated to ICD Kent qualifiers, Precision and Paces, Cones course followed by 2 obstacles driven twice. Qualifier round for Keysoe National Championships
Shepway Harness Club
 
21 DEC
Saddlesdane Equestrian Centre, Faversham, Kent ME13 0NX
Cones and obstacle Xmas Fun Day..
Weald Harness Club
 
2022
 
January
 
23 JAN
Saddlesdane Equestrian Centre, nr Canterbury, Kent ME13 0NX
Southeast Challenge Cup Finals. World Cup Style event. Qualified entrants only.
Shepway Harness Club
 
February
 
6 FEB
Saddlesdane Equestrian Centre, nr Canterbury, Kent ME13 0NX
ODE affiliated to ICD Kent qualifiers, Precision and Paces, Cones course followed by 2 obstacles driven twice. Qualifier round for Keysoe National Championships.
Shepway Harness Club
 
March
 
6 MAR
Saddlesdane Equestrian Centre, nr Canterbury, Kent ME13 0NX
ODE affiliated to ICD Kent qualifiers, Precision and Paces, Cones course followed by 2 obstacles driven twice. Qualifier round for Keysoe National Championships.
Shepway Harness Club
 
 

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