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February 2018

February Long-reining Event

Entries are closing on February 20th for our first Long-reining Dressage and Long-reining Cones competitions. Open to young horses and ponies, ridden and driven horses.

Who will be our first combined Dressage and Cones Long-reining Champion?

Calendar

Our events are listed on
HorseDates and EquoEvents.

Schedules, Documents, Starters and Results.

Feb. 24. Saturday

Indoor Driving & Long-Reining Event

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

March 23/24 Friday/Saturday

Bram Chardon Training Clinic

College of West Anglia, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6DB

February 2018

Bram Chardon Clinic

Friday March 23 and Saturday March 24 we have lessons available with FEI World Champion Bram Chardon from the Netherlands.

All lessons are conducted in the all weather outdoor arena with your own turnout. Lessons are open to carriage drivers of all ages and ability, and shared lessons are available for those with Very Small Ponies (restrictions apply).

You can book your lessons directly with the club secretary.

March 24 Saturday

Master Classes with Jessie Dudley-Apicella

College of West Anglia, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6DB

April 28, Sunday

Arena Sports Driving

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

May 27, Sunday

Summer Show Affiliated to the BDS

Osbourne Qualifiers!

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

February 2018

Jessie Dudley-Apicella, multiple award winning Carriage Driver, trainer and producer of Champions, will be conducting a Master Class in Long-Reining

Master Classes March 24

The Master Classes are open to everyone and very beneficial to all levels of carriage drivers.  Horse riders with an interest in long-reining are very welcome to join the Long-reining Master Class.  Participants are encouraged to ask questions.

All Master Classes are conducted in the outdoor all weather arena. Cafe open.

Venue: College of West Anglia, CAMBRIDGE CAMPUS, Milton, Cambridgeshire, CB24 6DB

January 2018

Long-reining revival

Long-reining is making a revival at the Brecklands Carriage Driving Club. Educating your horse from the ground can be invaluable, especially as a carriage driver because you cannot always fix a problem from the driving seat. Popular in Europe, Australia and the US, we now offer long-reining competitions for Dressage, Agility and Equitation.

Our February event includes the first dressage test for long-reining using the Introductory test, a simple walk and trot test designed for beginners with basic movements about the arena and 10m circles. An additional fun class at the event is the long-reining cones course.

With Horse Agility becoming popular with riders, carriage drivers had the opportunity to compete in our first long-reining Agility competition at our Christmas event. The course presented competitors with a series of tasks including cones, crossing a rubber mat, reversing out of a box, and long-reining a circle.

Everyone is welcome to give these new competitions a try at our February event, and come along to our Demo Day (see calendar).

June 17, Sunday

Master Class Training & Indoor Competition

Anvil Park Stud, Larling, Norfolk, NR16 2QU

July 22, Sunday

Arena Sports Driving

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

August 24/25, Saturday/Sunday

Arena Sports Driving

Long-Reining

Fun Competitions for Club Drivers

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

September 30, Sunday

Autumn Show

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

October 14, Sunday

Arena Sports Driving

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

December 9. Sunday

Indoor Fun Event

World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LP

December 2018

Christmas crackers!

Fairies and Father Christmas braved the chill at our indoor Christmas event, competing in a variety of fun classes. Carriages were decorated with tinsel and tree lights; horses with reindeer antlers and glitter. Our guest judge for the day was BDS Panel Judge Mr John Snowdon from Ipswich, Suffolk. John judged our first long-reining Agility and Driven Agility classes and remarked on what fun they were to not only judge but compete in.

November 2018

Bram Chardon Training Clinic

We are delighted to be welcoming FEI World Champion Bram Chardon to the UK in March. Bram has run successful clinics in Australia and the US, and this is his first clinic in the UK. Places are open to drivers of all ages and abilities.

 

 

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