Gillian’s love affair with carriage driving all started from the back step, supporting Jane Stuart competing her driving ponies. But what everyone loved Gillian for was her continuous support. Happy to roll up her sleeves and help with pretty much anything, she later took on the health and safety role with SDHC (as it was … Continue reading Introducing: Gillian Stoneman – our new Safeguarding Officer
A BIG thank you!
This year we have managed to raise £440 to donate to our three worthy Air Ambulance Services. We love the work they do so have nominated them again as SCDC’s charities of choice for 2022. Hampshire & IoWKent, Sussex & SurreyWiltshire On On behalf of the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust, thank you to the … Continue reading A BIG thank you!
Hants SNAP scheme launch
Hampshire Constabulary has officially launched its Hants SNAP scheme aimed at using submitted footage of dangerous incidents to protect road users across the region. From Hampshire Constabulary The scheme has been through a near year-long pilot from August last year to June this year, during which we focused on incidents which placed the most vulnerable … Continue reading Hants SNAP scheme launch
About Spares Kits
When horse driven vehicles were a part of everyday life, the saying was a whip [driver] should always carry “a knife, a shilling and a piece of string”. Every horse-drawn vehicle should carry a spares kit. Similar to a tool kit or roadside emergency kit commonly carried in motorised vehicles, a spares kit contains important … Continue reading About Spares Kits
About Bit Fitting
In early January SCDC met with Dr James Cooling of Horse Bit Fit. ABOUT JAMES James is an Advanced LANTRA qualified Bitting Consultant and Education and Research Manager for horsebitfit.com His approach to bit fitting is all about improving the comfort, biomechanics, contact and co-operation of your horse or pony. James has 35 years’ experience … Continue reading About Bit Fitting
Statement on Coronavirus
The Health and Safety representatives of SCDC are monitoring the current outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). At this time we have, following the advice of the UK government, cancelled our April events. The continually evolving situation will guide our response to holding forthcoming planned events later in the year – please keep an eye on … Continue reading Statement on Coronavirus