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In this issue we share the exciting news of a coaching bursary in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Coaching Club, two young people will get the chance to train with Mark Broadbent at Fenix Carriages. As the season is in full flow Sue Mart from Bennington Carriages has advice on how to improve your driving by making a few simple changes.
Fiona Powell reports on all the thrills and successes at the National Indoor Driving Championships. Susan Dunne talks to Barrie Luck the winner of this year’s Carriage Driving magazine’s Outstanding Achievement Award. We find out how John Wilkinson has brought his horse back into competition following a serious injury. Dr Tom Shurlock of The Golden Paste Company discusses the benefits of including turmeric in a horse’s diet. Richard Brown, CEO of Abbey England, looks at different types of driving bits, and how to choose which is right for your horse. We have reports and wonderful images from the British Driving Society Spring Show, The London Harness Horse Parade, and a charity drive at Knepp Castle.
In Coaching Chatter, Bob Elliott looks at a bright future as younger drivers entering the world of coaching, Hope Nebbeling sings the praises of the versatile Hackney breed, and in Scurry Talk drivers prepare for a busy season ahead.