News and events

Cruise giant partners with The Donkey Sanctuary to protect Santorini’s donkeys

22 March 2019

Following a public outcry about overweight tourists using donkey taxis, CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) is backing The Donkey Sanctuary’s new campaign to protect working donkeys and mules in holiday hotspots such as Santorini.

Pass Wide & Slow Campaign

22 March 2019

14TH APRIL 2019 Pass Wide & Slow Facebook Group run by Debbie Smith, who’s petition “Pass Wide & Slow” was debated in Parliament in 2016, would like to invite you to attend one of these rides/drives taking place across the UK.

Action packed Training Day at the Unicorn Trust 10th April 2019

22 March 2019

Informative action-packed training day with lots of interaction, ideas and demonstrations.

British Young Drivers Camp 2019

08 March 2019

The clinics cover a wide range of topics as well as schooling and as drivers are expected to watch and comment on the other driver’s sessions you have every opportunity to improve your skills as well as having a great time.

Entries now open - Champagne Laurent-Perrier Meet of the British Driving Society

08 March 2019

Spring is fast approaching and Royal Windsor Horse Show will soon be upon us. Driving has been at the heart of the show for many decades. In 1947, the Coaching Marathon was introduced and in 1958, the Meet of the British Driving Society.

Royal Windsor Horse Show celebrates Queen Victoria

07 March 2019

'The Pageant' in the private grounds of Windsor Castle – an equestrian and musical feast of entertainment that celebrates the birth and reign of Queen Victoria.

Live Oak International combined driving 2019

07 March 2019

The only international-level combined driving and show jumping tournament in the U.S. returns to Ocala, March 7-10, 2019

Manderly Farm Easter Daffodil Drive 2019

06 March 2019

Drive in the fabulous Cambridgeshire countryside - approximately eight miles. Open to BDS members. Raffle in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

How much is too much to bear?

06 March 2019

International charity, Brooke says that although there may never be a global guideline for carriage weight, they are working to educate those whose livelihood depends on transporting heavy loads.

The Kerry Bog Pony: one of Ireland’s finest

01 March 2019

Sometimes thought of as Ireland’s answer to the Shetland, Boggies, as they are affectionately known, are native to the bog lands of County Kerry in Southern Ireland and they make great driving ponies.