Dear Members I have this weekend made the decision to stand down as Chair of the Club and a member of the Committee. I have been involved in the club since I took up driving in 2012, joined the Committee a year later and was then asked to take over...Read more
Notes from the Chair First of all, a belated Happy New Year and wishing you all a very successful, healthy and happy 2020.Those of you who were able to attend the AGM and Planning meeting before Christmas will have heard my report and particularly how proud I am of the...Read more
Notes from the Chair Time has flown by and we are nearly at the end of the Club’s driving calendar with our last competitive event on Sunday 6 October at Charlcotte Farm. For many members this signals the start of the Indoor Driving Trials and I am confident that Wolverley...Read more
CHAIRMAN’S NOTES Well so far, the weather has been really kind to us, but equine flu has played a big part in equine events prompting horse and venue owners to rethink their approach. In respect of this WDDC Committee has agreed that as a club we will insist that all...Read more
WHAT’S ON NOVEMBER Sunday 4th Poppy Drive in the Wyre Forest. 10.30 a.m. Friday 16th A.G.M. & Dinner. Bewdley Pines Golf Club, Habberley Road, Bewdley DY12 1LY. Dinner 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm A.G.M. 9.30 (Following the Dinner) DECEMBER Saturday 29th. Annual Walk across Catherton and Silvington Commons. 10.00 a.m. at Nigel...Read more
Last year Darren and I decided that this year we would visit Lowther driving trials in Cumbria. Numerous people had told us how fantastic the event is and so had to see it for ourselves. After contacting George Bowman we were offered the chance to stay on site and were...Read more
Philip Wright. At 5.00 a.m. on Saturday 21stJuly Philip Wright lost his four year battle with cancer. He and Barbara would like their friends in the carriage driving community to know how much their friendship has made the last four years such an enjoyable period of their lives. James Wright has...Read more
Midlands West Fell Pony Support Group Awards 2017 Congratulations to Sarah Bartlett with her Fell pony Waverhead Bombardier (pictured here with the pale blue hat) whom we all know as Billy. In the Midlands West Fell Pony Support Group Awards 2017, Sarah was awarded the Committee’s Special Award for the...Read more
Here we go with another change of editor and a new style newsletter. Members have felt that the heavy black page toppers and plentiful photographs have made the newsletter expensive to print. We are therefore aiming to deliver a briefing direct to your inbox, providing information about forthcoming activities, reports...Read more
A letter from Our Chair Click to read the full newsletter Dear All I am writing this from a very snowy and scenic North Worcestershire, Christmas films on in the background, ponies and alpacas snug and warm in their stables and the dallies curled up in their baskets. So, putting...Read more
The safety of members and their horses is priority – The Club complies with assessment requirements laid down by its affiliation to The British Driving Society and British Horse Driving Trials Association.
WDDC has a policy of appointing an experienced club member to each new member for mentoring and assistance as they prepare for and take part in their first events.