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Carriage Driving Experience

8 June 2013

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Have a go at Carriage DrivingBHS East Midlands recently held a terrific Carriage Driving day hosted by Bennington Carriages. 

Lead by Sue Mart, Bennington's UKCC Level 3 coach and her team, the group of 14 BHS members enjoyed an overview of Carriage Driving. 

This consisted of driving Bennington’s experienced ponies, long reining, putting harness on and off a horse, rein handling, driving a cones course and having a go at backstepping.  Finally, and of particular interest to the gentlemen present, we had a tour of the impressive workshops where the Bennington carriages are built before being shipped all around the world. 

Have a go at Carriage DrivingThis was a great day with some excellent feedback - but the comment of the day had to be:

“Finally my husband was persuaded that horses are fun!”

Thank you to Sue and the team - we'll see you again next month when we're doing it all again.

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