Training young driving talent

  • Young drivers can take part in three subsidised clinics organised by the British Horse Driving Trials Association (BHDTA) this year, with instruction from established international competitors such as Georgina Frith.

    The sessions, sponsored by Baileys Horse Feeds, are open to all young drivers and junior whips, whether or not they are members of the BHDTA, the British Driving Society (BDS) or affiliated driving clubs.

    Participants can be up to 21-years-old and take part with or without their own turnout. Older drivers may be considered if space allows. The clinics will take place 16-18 April in Gloucestershire, 30 July-1 August in Hampshire and later in 2003 at a third venue to be confirmed.

    Contact the BHDTA for details (tel: 02476 293760) or visit www.horsedrivingtrials.co.uk

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