Carriage Driving Ireland

Promoting the sport of Carriage Driving in Ireland.

Forthcoming Events

Glenamaddy World Cup Event

Depending on sufficient numbers, there will be a World Cup-style event on Sunday 29th September at the Glenamaddy District Ploughing and Agricultural Show, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway. The competition will take place in a dedicated arena in a spectator-friendly location....

Cuffesgrange Cancelled

Regretfully, due to a combination of factors, we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel the Cuffesgrange 2019 event. We thank everyone who has helped over the years to make Cuffesgrange a success and all the competitors who made the event such a memorable...

Event Date Changes

Please note that the date of Cuffesgrange has changed to 15th & 16th June. Ballymahon (22nd & 23rd June) will be running as a fun day either that weekend or an alternative - spaces will be limited. The date of Ardfinnan will change also (new date TBC).

High Performance Training

UPDATED DATES High Performance team training with Wilf Bowman-Ripley will take place at Moorhill, Brannockstown on the following dates: 23-24 March, 13-14 April & 18-19 May. Priority will be given to drivers intending to travel in 2019 & to those booking all...

HP Training Dates 2019

There will be three training weekends with Wilf Bowman Ripley again this year: 23rd-24th March, 13th-14th April, 3rd weekend TBC. All weekends will be held at Moorhill. Drivers can register their interest with Terry Logan, Ger Hennessy or Sarah Mullins. Spaces are...


A few announcements: 📣The HSI Carriage Driving AGM will be held on Sunday 20th January in the Kilashee Hotel (not the Keadeen as before) 📣If anybody has a Surrey Carriage, aschool in Carrick on Shannon is looking to rent one for their production of Oklahoma (send a...

November training clinic with JAN DE BOER at Kilcoran (Tipperary Driving Team / Folke and Annika Rohrssen E21D403) on November 10 & 11. There are a few places left but also every member is welcome to come and watch! We will drive singles and pairs, tandem, ponies...

2019 Season Event Dates

Now that the 2018 season has finished we are looking to the 2019 season. The following dates have been scheduled for HSI and NICDA events: Ardfinnan - 18th & 19th May (TBC); Laney Valley - 1st & 2nd June; Cuffesgrange - 8th & 9th June; Ballymahon - 22nd...

Carriage Driving Events 2018


Date Event Details / Contact International
February 18th HSI AGM Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co. Kildare  
21st NICDA AGM Meadows Equestrian Centre  
24th – 25th Training (Jan de Boor) Cahir / Folke Rohrrsen (0862597280)  
March 24th – 25th HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley) Moorhill Farm / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)  
April 7th – 8th HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley) Moorhill Farm / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)  
May 4th – 6th     Ashfield (BC Nat.)
12th – 13th     Royal Windsor
19th – 20th HP Training (Wilf Bowman-Ripley) Moorhill Farm / Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332)  
24th – 27th     Hopetoun (BC Nat.)
June 2nd – 3rd      
9th – 10th Laney Valley Martin Spillane (0870665785)  
9th Tandragee Lewis Black (0044(0)7801898299)  
15th – 17th     Cricklands (BC Nat.)
23rd – 24th Bobstock, Toomebridge Robert McNeill (0044(0)7802631252)  
30th – 1st     Sandringham (BC Nat.)
July 7th – 8th Shanes Castle Terry Logan (0044(0)7802750332) / Eddie Ingram (0044(0)7976545724)  
14th – 15th      
21st– 22nd      
28th – 29th NI Champs & BC Regional Qualifier Waringstown / Billy McCombe (0044(0)7968144202) / Lewis Black (0044(0)7801898299)  
August 4th – 5th Dualla Michael Ryan (0866014782)  
10th – 12th     Lowther (BC Nat.)
18th – 19th      
24th – 26th All Ireland Champs & FEI2* Cuffesgrange / Ger Hennessy (0872431413)  
28th – 2nd     Horse Singles & Para World Champs,


Sept 1st – 2nd      
8th – 9th Ballymahon Linda Appelbe (0868179175) / Alan Crowe (0862233487)  
14th – 16th     BC Champs (Cricklands)