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Welcome To The British Driving Society

Carriage Driving is one of the most exciting and popular equestrian pursuits in the country.  The British Driving Society (BDS) was formed in 1957 and is the National organisation for a range of carriage driving activities.  The aim of the Society is to support and encourage people interested in carriage driving.  The BDS has branches for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and a network of Area Commissioners and assistants covering the whole of the UK.

Training, competitions and social events are run in each locality throughout the year and with a network of coaches and instructors, the society can offer support and encouragement to safely enjoy carriage driving whatever you aspire to.
Your membership also includes Legal Liability Insurance.

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Whats Going on with the BDS

Congratulations on our Virtual Show Champion

Congratulations on our Virtual Show Champion

Ben Lawless - ChampionReserve Champion - James JeffreyVirtual Show ChampionCongratulations on our Virtual Show Champion, Ben Lawless And Reserve Champion, James JeffreyPhoto of Ben Lawless by Paul Orchard Photography Hours of OperationMON – FRI 09:00am – 4:00pmSAT...

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Forestry England

Forestry England

Forestry England Our Championship Show was going to be a fantastic affair and we were so sad to have to cancel but we hope you will enjoy our virtual show instead. Forestry England are running a survey into what physical activity you do in their forests. Riding and...

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National Carriage Driving Championships

National Carriage Driving Championships

BDS National Carriage Driving ChampionshipsOur Championship Show was going to be a fantastic affair and we were so sad to have to cancel but we hope you will enjoy our virtual show instead. Run on our Facebook page from 1st October with results announced live on what...

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British Driving Society

Hours of Operation

MON – FRI
10:00am – 4:00pm

SAT
Closed

SUN
We are out Driving

Telephone

01284-630591

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