News and events

Royal Windsor Horse Show 2019

26 April 2019

For the first time in its 76 year history, Royal Windsor Horse Show announced the appointment of three Royal Vice Presidents; HRH The Duke of York and TRHs The Earl and Countess of Wessex who will play a significant part in the event which takes place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle. They join HM The Queen, Patron of the Show, and its President HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

Equine Extravaganza at the Beamish Museum

24 April 2019

Horses, homecoming and hours of fun to be had… trot along to Beamish, The Living Museum of the North for the fantastic Horses at Work event, on 27th and 28th April. ​ Fifty horses will be in action around the museum, including pit ponies, carriage horses and heavy horses, ranging from Irish Draughts and Friesians to Shires and Clydesdales.

BHS Ride Out UK 2019 - including driving

23 April 2019

​The British Horse Society (BHS) has announced the return of Ride Out UK (ROUK) for 2019, with the campaign now running from May through to October. The campaign includes carriage driving.

CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show to host Extreme Carriage Driving for the first time ever

02 April 2019

​Spectators are set to be thrilled by the extraordinary talent of fearless Carriage Drivers as Extreme Driving supported by Karen and Hugh Scott-Barrett, premieres at CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show on Sunday 12 May.

Glorious and Free - Carriage driving in Canada

01 April 2019

With breathtaking countryside, mountains and prairies Patty Carley from the Alberta Carriage Driving Association gives us an insight into carriage driving across Canada.

Canada's Wild West

01 April 2019

Braving the elements, defrosting passengers and encounters with the last lady outlaw, as John Wright discovers, Canada’s stagecoach history is the stuff of legends.

Munnings Exhibition moves to Essex

29 March 2019

​In November last year we featured an exhibition of the works of artist, Alfred Munnings at the National Army Museum. The exhibition has now moved to the artist's former home at Dedham in Essex and is on show until 3rd November 2019.

Stamping out bad feet

29 March 2019

‘No Hoof, No Horse’ is a well-known saying in the horse world, and with good reason. Of course in the sport of driving, the challenge can be multiplied by two, three or four times in an effort to keep a whole team shod and ready to roll.

FEI Championships 2022

28 March 2019

A total of 20 countries on four different continents – Europe, North and South America and Asia – have submitted expressions of interest to host the FEI World Championships 2022.

Duke of Edinburgh driving in the Spring sunshine

27 March 2019

Prince Philip, 97, was seen out driving his team of Fell ponies, enjoying the spring sunshine on Tuesday 26th March in the village of Dersingham which is close to the Sandringham Estate.