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October 2019

North Wiltshire and Gloucestershire BDS – Area Heritage Driving Event – CANCELLED

October 13
Merchants Barn Farm, Long Newnton
Nr Tetbury, GL8 8RP United Kingdom

CANCELLED Heritage Driving “The competition includes presentation, a drive with difficulties, and a cones course, similar to that of an Attelage competition “.., if you like, a taster to doing the real thing! In three stages open to both traditional and Exercise type vehicles and any combination of equines ( single, pair,tandem ) Drive section will include grass field headlands Byway ( the Fosse Way) and country lane. Refreshments will be available Please click here to download The Schedule Please…

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Cornwall – Pleasure drive at St. Kew with Will, Sarah and George No. 2

October 20
Sanmark, Trequite
St.Kew, PL30 3EU United Kingdom

1200 for 1300 departure.  £10 per turnout.  Bring and share tea

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Berkshire – Windsor Great Park Pleasure Drive

October 20
Windsor Great Park Berkshire United Kingdom

Start times will be advised. Please click here to download the Entry Form

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Derbyshire & Staffordshire – Training Day with Karen Bassett – CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances

October 20
Worksop Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances This is a great chance for members to bring their turnouts and have a one to one training session with widely acclaimed carriage driver, Karen Bassett. Don’t miss out on this opportunity – only 5 turnouts on the day.  11.30am Start. Price per turnout is approximately £30 to £40 – depending on numbers. Spectators - £5.00 each.  (Please inform your AC if you are coming with your turnout)

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Isle of Wight – Meal and Quiz

October 20
Horse and Groom, Main Road
Ningwood, PO30 4NW United Kingdom

Meal and Quiz.  Sarah will send out menus in advance.

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Cornwall – Pleasure drive at St. Kew with Will, Sarah and George No. 2

October 20
Sanmark, Trequite
St.Kew, PL30 3EU United Kingdom

1200 for 1300 departure.  £10 per turnout.  Free BBQ

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Somerset & Avon – Beach Drive

October 20
Brean Down Cove TA8 2RS

Meet at 11.00 am and move off between 11.15 and 11.30 am.  8 mile drive on beach, dress up warmly. Followed by a simple lunch in the National Trust Café. Parking in the National Trust Coach Park.

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Lincolnshire – Drive on Roads & Tracks

October 27

Drive on roads & tracks Location - TBC

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Lincolnshire – Drive on roads, lanes and tracks.

October 27
Glen Lodge PE9 4EA United Kingdom

A drive on roads, lanes and tracks of approximately 8 miles.  Suitable for fit ponies who are used to traffic as we may meet cars, bikes, tractors and lorries.  Start time of drive 11 am.  Packed lunch required.  Tea, coffee and cakes provided at end of drive. Please notify Martyn if you would like to attend as soon as possible and no later than one week beforehand.

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Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Hunts – Forest Drive

October 27
Kings Forest, Nr Bury St Edmunds United Kingdom

Off Road Forest Drive with routes of four or nine miles £10 per turnout. Limited to twenty turnouts. Please contact Claire Bourne 07780970530 for address and  post code of parking/ set up point

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Hampshire – BDS Annual Meeting

October 27
Copythorne Parish Hall, Alford Corner
Pollards Moor Road, SO40 2NZ United Kingdom

7 pm Prompt.  Light supper provided.  Names to Sam by 22nd October 2019

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November 2019

Cornwall – Annual Meeting

November 1
Slades House Country Inn

Please come along to hear a summary of 2019

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Shropshire – Anne Watson-Smyth Memorial Drive – Lake Vyrnwy – CANCELLED

November 3
Lake Vrynwwy, Nr Llanfyllyn
Oswestry, United Kingdom

CANCELLED 12 noon start, approx 12 miles, easy circular drive.  Followed by something warm. Please don’t just turn up.  Numbers needed for catering.  £5 per turnout and £5 per head for tea. Donation for the Cavalier Centre in memory of Anne.  BDS Shropshire Entry Form can be found on Area Website.  Entries and fees must be received by 25 October 2019.  Cheques made out to BDS Shropshire.

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Cornwall – The Equine Athlete – a truly holistic approach.

November 8
Jamaica Inn, Bolventor

The Equine Athlete – a truly holistic approach. Lally Speaight (Wentwood Animal Therapy) & Lucy Grimshaw (Hillside Equine Therapy) McTimoney and Equine Massage £5 per person entrance fee.  Please let all your horsey friends know about the talk.  All welcome.  Meals can be per-ordered at the bar and arrive at half time (obviously meals are not included in the entrance fee).

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BDS West Wales & BDS West South Wales – Rein Handling training and Visit to Kilvey Carriage House

November 10
Kilvey Carriage House Swansea, SA1 8ED United Kingdom

The opportunity to learn some good rein handling skills and understand when and why we use them.  Simon Kesans will be our host and instructor and he has many years of experience of driving singles and multiples both privately and commercially, and is also well known for his coaching and four in hand achievements.  Also a chance to look at the carriages and harness at Kilvey Carriagehouse.  Organised jointly br Areas 36 and 38.  This one is certainly not to…

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East Sussex – Drive – Springfield Farm, Rushlake Green

November 10
Springfield Farm, Rushlake Green TN21 9QA United Kingdom

Drive -  Start Time: 10:00 – Finish Time:  13:00 Quiet country road drive through the Sussex countryside.  Several routes available of differing lengths to suit all ponies and horses.  Plenty of hard standing for parking. Please remember to bring your Yellow membership card and your Rally Miles card. Go to www.eastsussexbds.co.uk for more details.

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DORSET and SOUTH WILTS – A PONY DRIVE ON A WINTER’S EVENING

November 14
Bere Regis Sports Club, Bere Regis, Wareham
Dorset, BH20 7LA United Kingdom

It’s a ‘Beetle Drive’ with ponies...and it’s friendly, sociable game that moves from table to table.  No pressure – just fun!

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Derbyshire & Staffordshire – Annual Meeting & Supper – 7.00pm for 7.30pm

November 16
Bentley Brook Inn Ashbourne, DE6 1LF United Kingdom

Come and enjoy our Annual Meeting with Pie/Pea Supper only £12.50 per head.  Where our guest speaker will be Mr Neil Wray, Chairman of the BDS, for a question and answer session.  Please let your AC know if you are coming.

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Derbyshire & Staffordshire – Annual Meeting & Supper – 7.00pm for 7.30pm

November 16
Bentley Brook Inn Ashbourne, DE6 1LF United Kingdom

Come and enjoy our Annual Meeting with Pie/Pea Supper only £12.50 per head.  Where our guest speaker will be Mr Neil Wray, Chairman of the BDS, for a question and answer session.  Please let your AC know if you are coming.  ‘It has been decided that your Area Commissioner, Trevor Ford, (as a good will gesture) will reduce the cost of the meal from £12.50 to £7.00 for everyone attending, with the balance being paid by BDS Area 15.’

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Cornwall – Training Day with Andrew Counsell

November 17
Barnwell Stables, Wesley Road
Cubert, TR8 5HB United Kingdom

Individual training sessions with Andrew Counsell

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