News and events

Charge of the heavy brigade

24 March 2020

Susan Dunne discovers more about about Driving Trials for the ever versatile heavy horse breeds.

FEI Sports Forum

06 March 2020

FEI Sports Forum moves online due to Coronavirus Covid-19

The Royal Stables in Sweden

05 March 2020

The Royal Stables in Sweden, have played an important role in the country’s history and continue to do so today through ceremonial duties. Susan Dunne discovered more when she talked to the Head Coachman, Sara Thavenius.

Video: Saving the Quicksilver

26 February 2020

The restoration of the iconic mail coach The Quicksilver by Mark Broadbent at Fenix Carriages, is one of the most important projects he has ever undertaken. He explains to Georgie Green how he has returned the legendary coach back to its former glory

Coping with Box Stress

25 February 2020

Jemma Noble BSc (Hons), Nupafeed UK looks at why stabling can cause a horse stress and anxiety and has this a guide to keeping your horse calm and content. First published in Carriage Driving March 2019.

Carriage Driving Championships USA

24 February 2020

The only international combined driving and show jumping tournament in the U.S. returns to Live Oak Stud, 5th-8th March. Live Oak International, now in its 30th year, attracts equestrian athletes and horses from more than 20 countries to Ocala each year to compete at this unique world class event.

Video: RSPCA Storm Dennis horse rescue

24 February 2020

Following Storm Dennis, the animal welfare charity’s specialist water rescue team and its frontline officers worked round-the-clock to assess and rescue as many animals as possible.

Have a go at driving

24 February 2020

​On Sunday, 22nd February 2020 the Oaks Driving Club put on a "Have-A-Go Driving" day. Numbers were capped at 24 with many more people wanting to join in so the club is hoping to hold similar, in the near future.

Introducing donkeys to driving.

21 February 2020

A well-trained donkey is a joy to drive, but you need patience and a sense of humour! As Elizabeth Brown explains, donkeys are deep thinkers, quick to learn but quick to get bored.

HOYS Qualifying Dates

04 February 2020

Horse of the Year Show 2020 - Harness Horse and Pony of the Year. 2020 Showing Qualifier Shows and Dates