CARRIAGE DRIVING

Secretary / Joanne Robinson

driving@caerwys-show.org.uk

Download an entry form here

On the day, please take the RED route to show field. (No Show Drive)

Judging at 12:30pm in the Main Ring

Pre Judging of Class PD2 in the exercise paddock at 11:45am 

Judge: Ms R Lancaster

Steward: Ms R Lancaster

Entry fee: £5.00

Prizes:

1st £25 2nd £20 3rd £15 4th £10 5th £5

The John Williams Perpetual Trophy will be awarded to the winner of class PD1.

The Norma Bowyer Trophy, together with a cash prize of £40, in memory of the late Mrs N. Bowyer, Baguley, Manchester, will be awarded to the winner of Class PD2. 

The BDS North East Wales Trophy will be awarded to the highest placed Junior Whip in Class PD3.  Open to horses and ponies 4 years old and over

Classes:

PD1 Private Driving Class – for singles pairs or tandems

Exhibits are to be shown in a vehicle other than show wagons and commercial vehicles.  To be judged as a complete turnout, that is horse and harness, vehicle and their suitability as a road turnout.

PD2 Pleasure Driving Class – for singles, pairs or tandems

Pleasure driving class is for newcomers to showing and not intended for those who show in private driving classes.  Entries will not be accepted from competitors in class PD1.

PD3 Junior Whip

This class is restricted to drivers 17 years and under on the day of the show.  Each junior whip must be accompanied by a competent adult.

Would all exhibitors please provide commentary notes.

Judging of the Pleasure Driving Class will be based on: 15% of vehicle suitability, fit and cleanliness; 15% on harness suitability, fit and cleanliness and 70% on the driver and groom, horse/pony’s way of going and suitability as a family pleasure-driving animal.  If there are sufficient entries, classes PD1 and PD2 will be subdivided according to height at the discretion of the judge.

Entries must ensure the weight and the size of the Carriage is in proportion to the size of the horse/pony and its current level of fitness.

All exhibitors must ensure that they hold current third party insurance.