The Merioneth Moeson Veteran Award


An award open to horses, ponies and donkeys aged 16 years and over sponsored by Antonia Gallop and her husband Clive.


The Merioneth Moeson Veteran Award

A yearly award running from 1st January to 30th September each year, to celebrate how many wonderful older equines are still enjoying their driving and offer an achievement-based award for members who are still attending events with their treasured partners.

To participate in this year’s award, contact Antonia Gallop: or send a SAE to:-

Julie Elliott. Hayes Farm, Victoria Road, Golden Green, Tonbridge, Kent. TN11 0LS

BDS Annual Show

Once you receive your competitors’ card, take it with you to each event you compete in and get a signature from either the Judge, Steward or Organiser.

Events can be Private, Pleasure or Exercise show driving, Attelage De Tradition, Affiliated club, Regional or National Driving Trials (Indoor or Outdoor) BDS Drives or Trec or The Tandem Meet.

Once you have collected your six signatures just return the card and the awards will be presented at the AGM Dinner and Dance in October.

There will be a special award for the oldest veteran and all competitors will receive a rosette and a keepsake.

We would also like to feature you and your Veteran in Carriage Driving publications so please tell us about them and send us some photos via the email address.

Thank you and enjoy

Photo of Ben Lawless by Paul Orchard Photography

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