News and events

Vibration therapy for horses

10 June 2021

Research has been released from Equissage into the effects of Cycloidal Vibration Therapy which has shown significant benefits in horses’ muscular development and increased range of motion. Barbara Young has read the paper and interviewed co-author Russell Guire to find out more.

Testimonials from the Carriage Driving Duke of Edinburgh commemorative edition

07 June 2021

June 10th 2021 would have been His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 100th birthday.

Entries are now open for the Carriage Driving Awards 2021!

03 June 2021

We are delighted to announce that nominations are now open for this year’s Carriage Driving Magazine Awards 2021.

BDS 56th Annual Show & Championship

26 May 2021

See you there!

Carriage Driving Duke of Edinburgh commemorative edition

26 May 2021

In this special collector's edition of Carriage Driving we celebrate and reflect on the life of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Summer skin

26 May 2021

While we all look forward to the prospect of long warm summer days and sunshine, for horses, it can lead to a range of ailments and conditions, not to mention the increase in biting insects. Rich Bristow BVet Med CertAVP MRCVS from Pinkham Equine Veterinary Services explains what to look out for and how best to prevent and manage your horses health in the summer months.

RDA launches 'Tea with a Pony' for people living with Dementia

11 May 2021

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) is launching Tea With a Pony, a new meaningful activity to help those living with dementia and other long term conditions. The new initiative launches on 17 May, to coincide with Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Action Week.

A seismic day for animal welfare: World Horse Welfare warmly welcomes stiffer punishments for animal cruelty

11 May 2021

Yesterday the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Act completed its final reading in the House of Lords and today it received Royal Assent, meaning the law will change and sentences for animal cruelty will increase from a maximum of 6-months to 5-years.