December 2020-January 2021 - Driving in a winter wonderland

December 2020-January 2021 - Driving in a winter wonderland

In this issue

Discover how drivers in the United States of America have been managing to compete. We find out how to harness up a sleigh from Canada. Bob Elliott looks at how to prepare both you and your coach for the road and show ring; Fiona Powell has the latest results of all the action at the indoor driving events; Lester Dagge introduces more enthusiasts bitten by the Attelage de Tradition bug. A familiar sight in the world of carriage driving is the top hat, we find out more about its history and tradition. In our Health and Welfare features we look at the ideal diet for your donkey and the British Grooms Association has advice to keep you and your equine in good health during winter. The Hackney Horse Society has news of a show to look forward to in the spring and Jeff Osborne takes an amusing look at the lack of a competition from a pony’s point of view. Head to our Christmas gift guide where there are inspirational ideas for your friends, family, horse and even the dog.

From the editor