Cones Training Day

Saturday 6th April 2019
10:30am – 2pm approx

Grayswood Carriage Driving Centre, Lowhill Farm, Portsmouth Road, Fishers Pond, Eastleigh SO50 7HF

An informal training day split into two parts. The first part of the day (on foot) will be focused on understanding how cones courses are built, how they are measured and how to walk them. For the second part of the day, those who wish can drive the cones course, with the on foot participants judging and giving feedback on the course (…not the drivers!)

An ideal day for newcomers to cones driving, but also for more experienced drivers it will be a good refresh of the rules and to get some extra hits and tips. Backsteppers will find benefit with this day – learning what the officials are looking for means being able to keep your driver out of trouble!

We recommend reading these rules books in advance:

We will provide hot drinks and cake, please bring your own lunch and a pen & notepad. We will be outdoors for most of the day so warm weatherproof clothes and suitable footwear will be required.

Drivers must have suitable public liability insurance. If the ground is wet we will use the large hard surfaced area for the cones course, drivers should be aware of this before entering.

The venue, a working stud, requires that all visiting horses, ponies and donkeys must have had a flu vaccination within the last 12 months and no less than 7 days before the event.

The day is open to SCDC members and non-members. 

SCDC Member on foot (also grooms)£5.00 per person
SCDC Member driving (excluding grooms)£10.00
Non-member on foot (also grooms)£10.00 per person
Non-member driving (excluding grooms) £15.00

1x SCDC member groom £5 and 1x SCDC member driving £10 = £15
2x Non-members on foot £10 each = £20


Cheques made payable to ‘Southern Carriage Driving Club’ along with a signed entry form. Please send to Miss K Harvey, 3 Duke Road, Hedge End, Southampton, Hants SO30 0PF

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