The weather has really played havoc with our
schedule of events this year with some events having to be cancelled
and others being pushed back to later in the year. We have
been trying to keep you all informed of the changes as soon as they
Some good news! Inharness magazine is offering
an award for all carriage drivers. See details below.
500 Miles with Inharness Magazine.
involved with the latest challenge from Inharness Magazine.
Launching now, our exciting new campaign encourages drivers and
back-steppers to go the extra mile and enjoy the countryside with
their horse or pony team. Set your sights on getting out and driving
500 miles with us this year.
doesn’t matter who you are or where you are from as long as you
have access to a carriage we encourage you to undertake the Drive
500 pledge with us this year. Whatever your ambition and driving
level, if you love to drive and spending quality time with your
horse then this is the perfect challenge for you.
costs just £10 and you have no time limit to complete the challenge
once you have signed up. Whether your drive 5 miles a week or
further, there is no time limit to complete Drive 500, it is a
will be with you all the way, from the start we will support you
with a record card and tips for getting out and starting your goal,
each sign up will also receive two branded hi-viz waistcoats to
ensure you are safe and seen when out and about. There will be a
monthly e-newsletter exclusively for Drive 500 members which will
have advice from our experts as well as Drive 500 special
information from our sponsors and ideas, tips and tools to keep your
wheels rolling. Drive 500 members will also feature in Inharness
magazine where we look forward to reporting on your progress and
finding out how you are getting on.
record card will help you keep on track, we recommend downloading a
free mileage tracking app on your phone to make sure you can record
your miles. On completion you will receive a certificate and
(rosette) and the self-pride that you have taken part in a fun and
friendly challenge with people across the country!
Drive 500 is kindly supported by Zilco, Bennington Carriages and
are you waiting for? Sign up to the Drive 500 challenge today, visit www.inharness.co.uk/drive-500
You may be aware that the Data Protection Policy is
being changed from 25th May to take into account GDPR. The BDS
has prepared its own policy in consultation with the information
Commissioner's Office. Details are on the main BDS website www.britishdrivingsociety.co.uk.
Please take a look at this. If you have any queries or issues
with Data Protection, Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Equalities,
Complaints, etc please contact the BDS Office where it will be
passed to the appropriate person to deal with.