Contact information

Committee 2016-17

Chair – Giselle Lockett 01299 896280/07977205441

Secretary – Linda Sprosen 01562 824350/07792778224

Treasurer – Sandra Phillips 01299 250508/07899650111

Newsletter – Tony Edwards 01886 832032

Julie Wedgbury 01746 789686/07773329653

Jason Millard- 01746 789686

Judi Reeve 01886 832032

Safety Officer – Nigel Caldicott

Safe Guarding Officer – Clare Caldicott

Website – Non-Committee – Tony Cowles 07831 106366

Other information

Membership Application Form 2017

Complete forms in Word to make a paperless application. Make your payment by BACS stating the reference ‘Membership’ or ‘Day Membership’

Day Membership Application 2017

Risk Assessment Template

WDDC RULES & GUIDELINES 2016

WDDC DRIVING TRIALS RULES 2016

Insurance Schedule via British Carriagedriving

British Carriagedriving Rules

Indoor Carriagedriving Rules

SAFETY PROCEDURES Introduced 2016

Training Aids for Driving Trials – these simple guides were produced in 2012 by WDDC members Carol Gregory, Tony and Gill Bache for the benefit of members new to the sport and in preparation for the Charlcotte Farm Driving Trial Event held during September of that year.

Club Constitution

Each season, the WDDC select, from the dressage tests available on the British Carriagedriving website, a test, comprising a set of written instructions plus diagrams of the track a horse or pony turnout is required to drive.

WDDC have adopted the British Carriagedriving Novice Dressage Test 80 (2013). It is available for members to download then study and practice in preparation for club events such as the Charlcotte One Day Trial

It includes some extended trot, two 20m diameter circles at collected trot, and two straight sections with the reins in one hand.

Where appropriate,  a formula, requiring less stewarding and pre-event setup than a 6-obstacle trial, may be adopted. Members taking part in the winter season Indoor Horse Driving Trials will be familiar with the format, where only 2 obstacles are set up but are driven and timed twice to make a total of 4 obstacles. 2016/17 Indoor Dressage and a cones course (normally 10 pairs plus an A,B,C slalom) also form part of the competition format. The dressage arena will be 20m x 60m.