Howe To Drive @ Bradbourne Carriage Driving Centre

Browsing Archive: February, 2014

Classroom Para training, by Sue Johnson

Posted by Polly Ruddle on Monday, February 3, 2014, In : 2014 
Well who says you need a horse with you to get a lot out of a training day.  There is no reason to stop learning just because it is wet outside.

Ten of us embarked upon the early start and long journey on that biggest car park in the UK otherwise known as the M25 to make our way down to Kent to Sara’s yard.  The weather was atrocious with torrential rain causing slow driving conditions, which were made even slower due to a four car pile-up!

Anyway the journey was worthwhile as we arrived at t...
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My ride and drive experience with Leonie and Sara, by Kathryn Crombie

Posted by Polly Ruddle on Monday, February 3, 2014, In : 2014 
On the 19th January Leonie and Sara held a ride and drive.  The aim was to school your driving pony/horse under saddle and then transfer the schooling methods to your pony when driving.  The use of ridden schooling is to help improve our driving skills and to highlight some of the problems we may incur when we are schooling when driving.
We were able to watch through the day and had the opportunity to discuss with each other the different problems we all had.
My first schooling session was wi...
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