Sports Driving

Sports Driving

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This book demystifies the 'myths' of competitive carriage driving.


The term 'Sports Driving' is relatively new in the field of equestrian sports. This book demystifies the 'myths' of competitive carriage driving. It contains advice on acquiring the right pony and equipment, schooling to achieve results and how to turn out yourself and your pony at a National Championship. The author details all three phases of competition with tips on achieving flow and bend in dressage, speed in the marathon and accuracy in cones.


Amanda Saville travels throughout the country with her 'Chariots of Fire Display Team' and in 1999 started the Chariots of Fire Driving Centre. In 2003, she set up the first carriage driving club dedicated to bringing children into the sport. She was National Indoor Champion 2004/05, Scottish Indoor Chmpion 2007, 2005/06 and 2004/05 and Indoor Pony Pairs Champion 2007.

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Sub Heading A Complete Guide to Horse Driving Trials
ISBN 9781905693016
Author Amanda Saville
Binding Hardback
Extent 246 x 189 mm, 192 pages
Illustrations Colour throughout
Ebook No

'Sports Driving gives a complete picture of the sport from starting flags to finish.' Farm & Equine

'This book is a must for anyone thinking of taking up competitive carriage driving.' Horse and Rider

'If you want a comprehensive manual that will guide you through the ins and outs of competing in driving trials - this is for you.' Carriage Driving

'For those interested in this competitive sport, this is a must-have book covering all you need to know about the art of Horse Driving trials'.
Welsh Rider

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