Midlands Carriagedriving

Full steam ahead for Midlands’ 2022 season

25 Mar 2022

by Wendy Nix, Midlands Carriagedriving

It’s full steam ahead for Midlands Carriagedriving’s (MC) 2022 season with a brand new One-Day-Event (ODE) series plus a calendar of two-day events.

First to hit the ground running is a training day followed by the start of the ODEs to be held at Poplars Farm Equestrian, Anslow, over the Easter weekend (16 & 17 April).

Facilities at Poplars Farm include dressage arenas, cones course and obstacles which will all be available for supervised practice on the Saturday starting from 10.00am. Contact organiser Paul Hart (07779 922506) to discuss requirements.

Entries for the ODE on Sunday can be made online via the MC website, by email to stephentrebble@btinternet.com or by calling Steve Trebble on 07807 168841.

Thoresby Hall forms a magnificent backdrop on the marathon course. Photo by Kingswood Associates.

The second ODE takes place at Poplars Farm on Sunday 8 May, while the first of the 2DEs will be 14 & 15 May at Thoresby Park.

These will be followed by Locko Park 2DE (4 & 5 June), Poplar Farm ODEs on 12 June and 17 July, Onley 2DE, incorporating Club, Regional and British Young Driver Championship classes (30 & 31 July), the final Poplar Farm ODE on 21 August and, to round off the season, Oasby 2DE on 10 & 11 September.

Schedules and full details of all these competitions can be found on the MC website: midlandscarriagedriving.co.uk or find us on facebook at Midlands Carriagedriving.