Articles by Emily Ham

Driving camp
Emily Ham’s driving blog: camp is a great learning experience — and lots of fun too

Our driving blogger looks forward to driving camp in July and explains whow everyone can benefit from the experience

Fenton Kirkland and his grandad out driving on Llangorse Common
Emily Ham’s driving blog: this is a sport which those aged 4 to 92 can really enjoy

Our driving blogger explains why her equestrian discipline is so suitable for people of all ages

Emily Ham's Alfie warming up for ridden dressage with Naiomi
Emily Ham’s driving blog: why my ginger cob is joining the dressage horses

H&H’s driving blogger explains the importance of ridden work and long reining for driving horses

Emily Ham and Crossfield Glory standing private driving champions at a show
Emily Ham’s driving blog: get your Welsh pony or cob’s performance recognised

H&H’s driving blogger explains how the Welsh Pony and Cob Performance Scheme works, with points for all sorts of driven and ridden activities

The TREC carriage
Emily Ham’s driving blog: have a go at TREC

H&H’s driving blogger explains what’s involved in the fun sport of driven TREC, from map reading to pegging out washing

Emily Ham at the Indoor Carriage Driving Championships 2014
Emily Ham’s driving blog: a busy weekend at the indoor finals

H&H’s driving blogger finds her work pays off in the dressage and cones at the indoor championships, but Mr J is not on top form in the obstacles

Emily Ham and Mr J at the bridge (indoor driving trials)
Emily Ham’s driving blog: a helpful boost as I prepare for the indoor driving finals

H&H’s driving blogger looks forward to the indoor driving finals, especially as some good news means she will be able to be better prepared than previously

Victoria Kedward in the exercise class at Brecon County Show
Emily Ham’s driving blog: desensitising your horse ready for the showring

Our driving blogger offers some advice on desensitising horses for busy showgrounds and gives some ringcraft tips

Sue Johnson stands exercise champion at Monmouth in 2013
Emily Ham’s driving blog: how to dress… and how to show a shoe

H&H’s driving blogger gives tips on turnout for grass roots showing and points out some pitfalls for first-timers

Emily Ham
Emily Ham’s driving blog: getting started in driven showing

Our driving blogger explains how to take your carriage into the showring and gives some useful tips for those starting out