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  • US driver leads World Cup series
    New international indoor driving World Cup for four-in-hand drivers proves popular

    Indoor driving championships challenge
    Katie’s ‘Trojan Horse’ reigns supreme at the Strongid-P finals at The College EC, Beds

    Veteran wins Strongid-P qualifier
    Experience counts as Ian Bertram claims the single horse class at Dabbs EC

    New sponsor for private driving
    Osborne Refrigerators to sponsor next year’s British Private Driving Championships

    International driving awards announced
    Germany and Sweden take FEI pairs and team driving titles, while Paul Mowbray is best of the British in 12th

    Bowman proves a model driver
    George Bowman Snr, nineteen-times British National Team champion, has been captured in china by Border Fine Arts

    New chairman for driving trials
    The BHTDA has a new chairman for 2002 and is moving its offices back to Stoneleigh

    New format for international marathons
    The FEI changes to the marathon section of international driving trials caused heated debate at the BHDTA’s annual conference

    Indoor driving challenge begins
    Driving competitors welcome start of the Strongid P indoor season

    Public debut for “Millennium Coach”
    Junior drivers enjoy a ride on a brand new road coach, during its public debute at HOYS

    Scurry driving set to split
    Scurry driving is to set up on its own next season after separating from its present governing body, the British Horse Driving Trials Association

    Boyd Exell en route for WEG
    Boyd Exell establishes himself as a serious contender for next year’s World Equestrian Games

    WEG “test drive” proves successful
    International drivers give the thumbs up to WEG organisers after the test driving trial at Jerez, in Spain

    Driving ponies power into 2002
    The European Pony Team Championships will take place at Sandringham next year

    Extra event for international drivers
    WEG organisers plan to hold two competitions in the run up to the games next year

    Princely win at Ponies (UK)
    Glenshane Prince claims his sixth private driving championships this season at Ponies (UK)

    Drivers enjoy Windsor event
    Driving trials competitors enjoyed a great weekend of sport, courtesy of Windsor Park Equestrian Club

    New fixture for private drivers
    Private drivers have an additional opportunity to qualify for HOYS at a new fixture in Bedfordshire

    Hungary dominates World Pairs
    British drivers left trailing as Hungary claims individual and team titles

    World Pairs Championships preview
    Paul Mowbray, John Attenborough and Adrian Puddy head British hopes at the World Pair Driving Championships

    Open forum for World Cup drivers
    An open forum to discuss the new four-in-hand World Cup will take place at the World Pairs Championships

    Drivers prepare for World Pairs Championships
    Boyd Excell shows good form in Holland as the World Pairs Championships approach

    Driving National Championships called off
    British Horse Driving Trials Association has announced the cancellation of the national championships

    Driving club celebrates silver jubilee
    Oaks Driving Club celebrates 25 years with historic drive across Hastings battlefield

    Major driving trial goes ahead
    Normanhurst driving trials in Sussex to go ahead at the end of July

    Dutch national champion wins combined driving at Aachen
    Ysbrand Chardon snatches last minute victory from reigning world champion, Tomas Eriksson

    Karen Bassett impresses at Aachen
    Karen comes close to winning cones top score competition with inexperienced gelderlander team at Aachen

    Top British driver performs well in Sweden
    British horse pairs driver, Paul Mowbray, starts his season in Sweden

    UK’s oldest Hackney dies
    Hackney Ashingtons Ellen’s Boy dies at the age of 34

    HOYS driving classes defy FMD crisis
    Wembley’s Harness Horse and Harness Pony of theYear classes to go ahead despite cancelled qualifiers

    Prince Pasha claims triple triumph
    Christine Sherfield drives her superbHackney to triple victory at Stockwood Park Driving Show

    Hermes trophy for concours d’elegance returns
    The Hermes trophy to beawarded at Cowdray Park’s equine entravaganza in July

    World Cup driving dates announced
    Provisional World Cup driving calendar announced by FEI

    New series for driving competitors
    Drivers have dressage and cones series to look forward to, as BHDTA gives the go-ahead to competitions

    Lowther Driving Trials called off
    Driving trials take another battering from foot and mouth disease

    Sallie Walrond retires
    Highly respected female whip, Sallie Walrond, has retired from her various BDS roles

    New sponsor for George Bowman junior
    Horse team driver gets support from Leeds-based housebuilder Britannia Developments

    Chester drives to victory on home ground
    Chester Weber wins the horse teams class at CAI Live Oak in Ocala, Florida

    Driving trials halted by FMD crisis
    BHDTA suspend all national horse driving events due to foot and mouth

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