Friesian Driving Experiences

 

The Friesian Driving Experience is run by Tracey Alexander and aimed at anyone with an interest in having a go at carriage driving with one of our Friesian horses. No prior driving experience is required as full instruction will be given before and during the drive.

 

Your time will include:

 

  • An introduction to the horse you will be driving
  • Time on the ground getting to know your horse and grooming them to prepare them for work
  • Explanation of the driving harness and how to fit it to the horse correctly
  • Demonstration on our 'rein machine' how to hold the driving reins and use them effectively
  • Explanation about the carriage and how to safely hitch the horse to the carriage
  • A drive round our quiet country lanes where you will have the opportunity to take the reins and drive yourself for up to an hour under Tracey's guidance

We take a maximum of 2 people on a Driving Experience

 

PEAK TIMES: May to end of September

 

Professional Photoshoots

We are extremely fortunate to have local animal photographer Sandy Kitching on our doorstep. Sandy can be booked to come and take professional images of you during your time with our Friesians for either a day or half a day.   You can view a wide selection of her work at https://sandyanimalphotographer.smugmug.com. You can get in touch with Sandy directly at sandykitching@me.com

DRIVING EXPERIENCE (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays)

PriceFrom £180.00
Duration
Voucher requirement
Spectator / Passenger
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