CUSTOMER NEWS: KATE STANNETT

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We were delighted to be able to supply Ironman (Ironwoman actually!) Kate Stannett with a new Pleasuresport carriage for her lovely cob. Kate is one incredible lady, having completed 23 Ironman competitions.  For those who are not sure what this means, Kate swims 3.8 kms, then cycles 180km then runs 42kms non stop in these races, which huge success.  Kate …

BDS SMITHS LAWN

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Last Sunday we had a wonderful day at the BDS Show at Smiths Lawn. A very hot day for the horses and the drivers! It was lovely to see so many friends and customers enjoying themselves Congratulations to Chanie Matthews the junior champion – we were delighted to see her driving her Hartland Topsport to such a success!! Michael won …

WEST SUSSEX BDS SHOW REPORT

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We have just been sent the show report from West Sussex BDS by Colin Hurd. Thank you to Colin and Lesley Hurd, and all who made this well organised and friendly event possible. Also Thank you to Linda Swain for the lovely photos. West Sussex BDS show 2018 It felt like winter had returned to West Sussex for the annual …

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CUSTOMER NEWS: ANDREW VIRGO

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We received this picture from Andrew Virgo last week driving his pair of very smart cobs to his new Picnic Wagon carriage which was purchased at the start of the year. We love receiving pictures from our customers especially when they look as smart as this turnout. We look forward to seeing more.

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CARRIAGE DRIVING AT FIRLE INTERNATIONAL HORSE TRIALS

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East Sussex area BDS have been invited to put on a display of carriage driving at the Firle International Horse Trials and Country Fair, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6NS on Sunday, 19th August 2018.  The event will take place within the 80 acre grounds of Firle Park and will have a separate ring away from the main show specifically to …

KNEPP CASTLE CARRIAGE DRIVE 8th APRIL 2018

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On the 8th of April 2018 Hartland carriages kicked off their season by hosting the Annual Knepp Castle Charity Carriage Drive on the Knepp Castle Estate and around the local area raising money for St Catherines Hospice. This event has always been popular and despite the weather we had the largest turnout for this event so far, with 15 carriages …

CUSTOMER NEWS: PAUL STRATTON

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Congratulations to Paul Stratton who traveled up from Devon to brave the weather at the London Harness Horse Parade on Easter Monday. Paul drove his coloured mare to his newly built Hartland pleasuresport which was specially made with lockers under the rear seats and a dog gate on the back. The turnout looked fantastic and they achieved a first class …

CUSTOMER NEWS: MAURICE & LIZ BUTLER

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We recently received this email from Maurice and Liz Butler along with a picture. “We thought you might like to see this photo of a wedding we did with our 11.2hh New Forest Pony and your Small Pony Carriage which we bought from you some years ago. It has proved to be a very versatile little carriage. We use it …

CUSTOMER NEWS: CATHY STRIDE

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Great picture that was sent to us from Cathy Stride, who has one of our Shetlandsport carriages which has just been changed from the solid tyres to a comfortable set of pneumatic wheels. She sent us this picture of her first outing on her new wheels.

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CUSTOMER NEWS: Tara Hill

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We’ve had this great photo from Tara Hill with her newly put together team of Shetlands to her Hartland Micrasport carriage. This picture is from their first attempt of putting a team together using their Shetlands Dryfesdale Maybe and Helawi Acer in the wheel with Thordale Noggin and Stepley Flashman  in the Lead. It certainly looks like their all having …