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Here are the dates for the Indoor Driving series for 2019 - 2020

Look forward to seeing you all there !

Sun 20 Oct 2019 Wales and Gloucester David Broome EC 1 day qualifier Enter Thu 10 Oct 2019
Sat 16 Nov 2019 Wales and Gloucester David Broome EC 1 day qualifier Enter Wed 6 Nov 2019
Sun 15 Dec 2019 Wales and Gloucester David Broome EC 1 day qualifier Enter Thu 5 Dec 2019
Sun 5 Jan 2020 Wales and Gloucester David Broome EC 1 day qualifier Enter Thu 26 Dec 2019
Sun 26 Jan 2020 Wales and Gloucester David Broome EC 1 day qualifier Enter Thu 16 Jan 2020
Sun 23 Feb 2020 Wales and Gloucester David Broome EC 1 day qualifier Enter Thu 13 Feb 2020
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Is anything going on at Putloe in Sept ? Normally a ODE which has always been fabulous x

Thank you.

It’s ok I’ve realised that’s the closing date for entries 😂

Angela Cutforth woop woop

Forest of Dean Driving Trials Group sends many congratulations to all those involved in some way with our club, for their brilliant successes at the recent Sandringham National HDT - our recent camp coaches Rosanna Walters-Symons and Frank Campbell, our very own James Broome, and regular competitors Rowena Moyes and Averina Snow - three class winners for the ladies ! 👏👏👏
Sorry I don’t have pictures for Rowena and Averina ☹️
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Forest of Dean Driving Trials Group sends  many congratulations to all those involved in some way with our club, for their brilliant successes at the recent Sandringham National HDT - our recent camp coaches Rosanna Walters-Symons and Frank Campbell, our very own James Broome, and regular competitors Rowena Moyes and Averina Snow - three class winners for the ladies ! 👏👏👏 
Sorry I don’t have pictures for Rowena and Averina ☹️

We all had a super time at Camp recently - brilliant instruction from Rosanna and Frank, interesting and informative talk and demo from Alex and inspiring sports psychology session from Rosanna. The weather was hot and sunny on the Saturday, and although it was a bit damp on Sunday, there was no real rain until the end of our competition in the afternoon. Thank you so much to all who organised, coached and helped in any way, particularly main organiser Maureen, and to the Broome family as always for the superb facilities.
Here is a selection of photos, kindly forwarded from Elsa Herriman . If any one else has any photos please do let us see them !
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We all had a super time at Camp recently - brilliant instruction from Rosanna and Frank, interesting and informative talk and demo from Alex and inspiring sports psychology session from Rosanna. The weather was hot and sunny on the Saturday, and although it was a bit damp on Sunday, there was no real rain until the end of our competition in the afternoon. Thank you so much to all who organised, coached and helped in any way, particularly main organiser Maureen, and to the Broome family as always for the superb facilities. 
Here is a selection of photos, kindly forwarded from Elsa Herriman . If any one else has any photos please do let us see them !

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I have said it before but I will say it again. Thanks so much to Maureen Capes for all her hard work in putting on a super camp especially as she had so many horse to look after at home and she wasn't even able to enjoy camp herself with her pony. Having organised camp myself in the past, I know how much work goes into these events and a lot of it the people enjoying camp don't see. She did a brilliant job and even managed to find time to back step for me as well. Thank you so much.

Well done all especially Maureen Capes glad everyone had a good time.

Thanks maureen it was great whtas happening next ?

Thank you so much. Nicky Gibbard Nlp, Cheetah and I and of course our support team had an amazing weekend. Thank you so much 😊

Driving Camp has started ! Lovely sunny afternoon and evening and a very good demonstration by Alex Broome on presentation and turn out. Alex kindly described how she prepares their horses for competition, the secret to those whiter than white legs and shiny black hooves, and showed us her special way of doing neat secure plaits which looked amazing ! One or two were brave enough to try and emulate her, with not bad at all results. Alex explained the products she uses and finished up by presenting us all with beautifully decorated goody bags to try some of the products !
Thank you so much Alex - we really enjoyed it !
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Driving Camp has started ! Lovely sunny afternoon and evening and a very good demonstration by Alex Broome on presentation and turn out. Alex kindly described how she prepares their horses for competition, the secret to those whiter than white legs and shiny black hooves, and showed us her special way of doing neat secure plaits which looked amazing ! One or two were brave enough to try and emulate her, with not bad at all results. Alex explained the products she uses and finished up by presenting us all with beautifully decorated goody bags to try some of the products ! 
Thank you so much Alex - we really enjoyed it !

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Fabulous demonstration Alex. Thanks so much x

Great Alex, thank you.

Learned some top tips. Thanks Alex.

We really need more people to come forward for Camp - Friday evening June 21st to Sunday June 23rd.

Talk and demo on Friday evening, training with Rosanna Walters Symons and Frank Campbell on Saturday, Sports Psychology session Saturday evening, training with Janet Macdonald and Tony Clarke on Sunday morning, then a cones and obstacles competition in the afternoon.

All the above is included in the price, plus the use of stables for two nights ! And you will be training round the National obstacles !

This will be an amazing weekend - loads to learn and so much fun, but you MUST contact maureencapes@yahoo.co.uk this week if you’d like to come. We do need a viable number so don’t delay - camp will be cancelled if more don’t come forward ! Use it or lose it !

Don’t miss this great opportunity to train at the wonderful venue of Cricklands, near Chepstow, by kind permission of the Broome family.

£140 for members
£175 for non members

This really is good value for money - just look at what you are getting ! Contact Maureen today !
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We really need more people to come forward for Camp - Friday evening June 21st to Sunday June 23rd. 

Talk and demo on Friday evening, training with Rosanna Walters Symons and Frank Campbell on Saturday, Sports Psychology session Saturday evening, training with Janet Macdonald and Tony Clarke on Sunday morning, then a cones and obstacles competition in the afternoon. 

All the above is included in the price, plus the use of stables for two nights ! And you will be training round the National obstacles !

This will be an amazing weekend - loads to learn and so much fun, but you MUST contact maureencapes@yahoo.co.uk this week if you’d like to come. We do need a viable number so don’t delay - camp will be cancelled if more don’t come forward ! Use it or lose it !

Don’t miss this great opportunity to train at the wonderful venue of Cricklands, near Chepstow, by kind permission of the Broome family. 

£140 for members
£175 for non members

This really is good value for money - just look at what you are getting ! Contact Maureen today !

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Sounds fab, shame I don't have a suitable vehicle 😔

I’d like to come. Have messaged Maureen.

Clare Powell you coming?

Last call for entries for our summer competition on Wednesday June 5th !
Everyone said last year what a shame there were no evening competitions so now is your chance !
Support us or lose these events !
Booking form on the website - follow the link or email Sandra.fisher@btinternet.com with your details, by Sunday 2nd 8pm
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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY !

Next outdoor competition - June 5th starting at 7 pm Similar format to last time - nice and relaxed and fun ! Test will be BE Novice 80 as before in 80 x 40 arena

Weekend Camp Friday June21st - Sunday June 23rd
Lots of excellent coaching from Rosanna Walters-Symons and Frank Campbell, a sports Psychology session, cones and obstacles competition and much more !

£140 for members
£175 for non members

Includes stabling for two nights, all training , talks and competition.
If grooms wish to stay for the sports psychology session they will need to pay a small charge of £10

Starts from around 5pm Friday with an evening talk / demo
Full day of coaching on Saturday
Sports Psychology session Saturday evening
Coaching Sunday am
Competition Sunday pm

Contact Maureencapes@yahoo.co.uk for more information and to book your place.
Places will be limited.

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How much is it ?

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Forest of Dean Driving Trials Group

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We are looking to put on more training with Frank Campbell at Putloe - possible date May 12th. If you are interested in this please contact maureencapes@yahoo.co.uk to let her know 😀 ... See MoreSee Less

Well what an evening for our first outdoor event ! Sunshine, rain, hail stones the size of marbles and a blustery wind - but not all at the same time ! It was lovely to see people out with youngsters, new ponies and old hands, and all seemed to really enjoy the event. Could not have done it without our wonderful stewards and judges- thank you so very much. 👏👏👏
Results were :

1st Isobel Wesbroom -Warr
2nd Maureen Capes
3rd Amelia Waddicor
4th Ainsley Turner
5th Alison Dascombe
6th Jo Broadbent

Well done everyone, we’ll try and order more sunshine next time !
Special thanks to James Broome and family for allowing us to use this wonderful site, and James for setting up the obstacles - much appreciated 😀
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Enjoyable evening despite the weather, well done to all who competed.

It was so lovely and relaxed for first outing. Love my new little girl ❤️ Thankyou everyone.

Great evening, thank you all. Just what we needed for a first outing. Beaten by my own pupil 🤔 well done Isobel Wesbroom-Warr we will get you next time 😂

It was fabulous being able to get Pepper out doing what he loves to do. We had so much fun despite the weather. Just very grateful to all the stewards and James for all their hard work. When is the next one?😁

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