The BDS National Carriage Driving Championships

It’s time to celebrate the very best in driving at the British Driving Society’s National Carriage Driving Championship Show

The BDS National Carriage Driving Championships

We are delighted to have been invited back to Chatsworth Country Fair on the 30th August – 1st September 2024 to host the National Carriage Driving Championships in conjunction with the Chatsworth Country Fair.

New for this year we will be running the BDS National Trec Championship which is a fun competition were areas of the BDS will run qualifying competitions through the year with the final on the Friday afternoon to determine the Trec Champion for 2024.

We are also pleased to be hosting the last HOYS Qualifier of the year for the prestige’s HOYS show held at the NEC Centre in Birmingham in October these qualifiers run throughout the year at all the major horse shows for Harness Horse and Pony of the Year, along with a wide variety of carriage driving classes for everyone to include Exercise, Pleasure, Private Driving, Young Driver, Hackney and Welsh Cobs in Wagon, Trade and the Concours d’Elegance with qualifying classes for the BDS National Championships to be held on the Sunday.

This spectacular show will be an integral part of the world renowned Chatsworth Country Fair. This remarkable event will have a wide range of attractions for both spectators and competitions to enjoy offering an amazing weekend for the whole family. Set in the picturesque setting of the Chatsworth Country Estate in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, it promises to be a memorable occasion.

Duration Stabling will be available to enjoy the whole weekend competitors and the thrill of the Country Fair, all enquiries please to:-

Show Organiser
Julie Elliott
07768 348123

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Junior Drivers

The British Driving Society will be lowering the age for Junior Drivers from 10 years to 8 years of age, with all the same rulings as in the schedule, dual reins may be used, any queries please contact Julie Elliott come on all you Junior Drivers come and have a fun day of driving.

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