Bennington Carriages Driving Trials

30th September - 2nd October 2022

Bennington Carriages Driving Trials

1st - 3rd October 2021

By Kind Permission of Mr GMT Foljambe & Foljambe Estates

DN22 8JH

BEDE Events Ltd

Event Sponsors


BEDE Events

01949 829061

Competition Manager

BEDE Events - 01949 829061

Closing Date

Friday 10th September 2021

Important Information

All dogs must be kept on leads at all times

Vaccinations must be current within 6 months

For withdrawals after the closing date, no refunds after close of entry

£20 surcharge for entries received after closing date


Driving Trials:

Novice Pony, Novice Horse, Intermediate Pony, Intermediate Horse, Open Single Pony, Open Single Horse, Advanced Pony, Advanced Horse, Open Pony Pairs, Open Horse Pairs, Advanced Pony Pairs, Advanced Horse Pairs, Pony Tandems, Horse Tandems, Pony Four-In-Hand, Horse Four-In-Hand


Temporary Stabling is available at a cost of £90 per stable. Bedding will be available for purchase from the event bedding supplier. No paper bedding allowed. No electric fencing to be used for stabling unless by special permission. Only horses/ponies entered for the event will be allowed on the showground.

Overnight Accommodation

Horseboxes, portable stabling and temporary yards will be welcome in the area allocated as the horsebox park from Wednesday Midday. An allocation of 12m x 15m will be made available for each competitor, all vehicles, stabling will be required to be kept within these limits where possible. If you require more area this must be booked at the time of entry. We will endeavor to accommodate all requests.

Showers will be available in the lorry park.


The Driving Trials take place during the International Horse Trials, evening entertainment is available each day, including food and bars. The trade village comprises of over 50 stands, plus additional arena entertainment over the weekend. Please see the Osberton website for further details.


Anyone wishing to use an ATV on site must register with the stable manager before using these on site. Access will be limited and all drivers must have a current valid driving license and produce this when registering.

Power Hook Up

Power hook up is available and must be booked when entering - Cost - £96

Provisional Timetable

Stable area open



29th September

Obstacles open for inspection



30th September

Driven dressage



1st October

Obstacle Cone Driving (all classes)



2nd October

Marathon (all classes)



3rd October

Obstacles Information

Some obstacles will be used for the Horse Trials on Saturday so please ensure you walk these outside competition times.

Fire Safety Guidelines

If you are staying onsite then please make sure you read these guidelines before you arrive on site.

Evening Entertainment

Thursday evening: Welcome Party for all in Bar

Friday evening entertainment: Quiz night

Saturday evening entertainment: Disco

Event catering will be available throughout the show. A variety of outlets are available.

Bistro restaurant is available on site for booking through the show office (this does book out, so early reservations are advisable). The booking link will be available nearer to the event

The Triple Bar is open throughout the show.