Bennington Carriages Driving Trials

1st - 3rd October 2021

Bennington Carriages Driving Trials

9th - 11th October 2020

By Kind Permission of Mr GMT Foljambe & Foljambe Estates

DN22 8JH

BEDE Events Ltd

Event Sponsors


BEDE Events / ICD-UK

Competition Manager

Mr James Binns - 07926 485787

Entries Secretary

Mrs Louise Potter - 01759 372046

Closing Date
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 Pony, Open Horse, Open Pair Ponies, Open Pairs Horses, Open Tandems (teams of Ponies), Open Tandems (teams of Horses)

Indoor Out Competition: Novice Pony, Novice Horse, Open Pony, Open Horse, Multiples, Junior, Small Pony


Stabling is available at £50 per stable for the event - please book stabling upon entry to guarantee your stables.

Overnight Accommodation

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


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.

Hook Up

Power hook up is available on request - please ring the entries secretary for prices, booking forms etc

Provisional Timetable

Driving Trials


9.30 - Competition A: Dressage: Novice - BC Novice (2019), Intermediates - BC Test 2 (2019), Open Singles - BC Open Singles (2019), Open Tandems/pairs - BC Test 2 (2019) or FEI Test 3* HP2, Open Teams - FEI Test 3*B HP4

10.00 - Competition C: Obstacle Driving


10.30 - Competition B: Short Format Marathon, Sec B only, distance about 8km with 6 obstacles one of which has water

Indoor Out Competition

Saturday: Dressage (P&P) ICD Test (2018-19) and cones (track width 125cm)

Sunday: The obstacle phase will include 4 obstacles over a distance of about 3.5km

Fire Safety Guidelines

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