Friday, 12 October 2018

Indoor Training with Wilf Bowman Ripley - Ashfields

We are excited to announce that Ashfields are offering the chance for Indoor Training for the 2018/2019 winter season.
Dates are as follows;
Sunday 21st October.
Sunday 25th November.
Sunday 2nd December.
Cost is £40 for 30 minutes or £70 per hour, the hour sessions can be shared by two turnouts if required.
Dressage and Cones Training in the morning sessions and Obstacle Training in the afternoons.
The majority of the training will be carried out by Wilf Bowman Ripley but Minta Winn will also be available if required.
These places will fill up quickly and are offered on a first come first served basis, so don't delay.
For available time slots and to book your preferred trainer please contact me on 07508724333

Best regards Malcolm Brown 

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Ashfields Open Day 6th October

Ashfields open day!

Come and have a look around the facilities, view the carriage museum, new and secondhand harness for sale, master class with Wilf Bowman Ripley on the art of obstacle driving, leather workshop now open.
6th October 2018 2pm-6pm.

Refreshments and cake being served in the function room, that is available to hire for parties, weddings meetings and corporate events.
Ashfields Carriage and Polo Club, Great Canfield, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1JU

One day event Sunday 30th September Cancelled

Due to a severe lack of entries for the fun day 1 day event on the 30th September, we unfortunately have been forced to cancel this event, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Please remember our AGM on Saturday 6th October 6.30 pm where we will be discussing the issues regarding cancellation of events.

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

One day event Sunday 30th September

May I take this opportunity to remind you that our last event of this year is fast approaching.

It will be a one day-fun day event, on Sunday 30th September to be held at Ashfields Carriage Driving Centre. The format will be announced shortly but is liable to be along the lines of:

Marathon dress for the entire event.

Dressage, either your standard class test or we can offer the Indoor test for those planning to compete indoors this season, we will need to know your preference.

Marathon and cones, we will combine a cones course between 3 hazards that you will drive twice, between 4-5km, paces to be confirmed.

Entries close on 20th September, we need a minimum of 25 entries to make this work, if we do not get the numbers then we will cancel this event.

Please note....There will be NO late entries accepted, if you wish to take advantage of this extended weather then get your entries in now.

We look forward to seeing you all again soon.


Best Regards
East Anglian Carriage Driving Group Committee.

Monday, 27 August 2018

Eacdg 2018 AGM Sat 6th October 6:30pm Ashfields

Hi All,

This years AGM will be held on Saturday 6th October 2018 at 6.30pm at Ashfields Carriage Driving Centre, this is open to all full and associate members and there will be food supplied.

We will soon be sending out an Agenda and the accounts for this year, can you please send any questions in by email so we can prepare the correct response for the evening.

We are looking to expand the committee next year and as such we will be sending out a list of positions available soon, please give some consideration as to whether you may be able to assist the club by taking on one of the roles.

If you have any further questions then please feel free to email me or contact any committee member. 

Best regards

Malcolm Brown

East Anglian Carriage Driving Group Committee.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

More - Club Championships 2018 at Ashfields

As we count down the days to the Club championships, can I take this opportunity to let you know that the Ashfields club house will be open from lunchtime on Friday serving drinks and pub style food from the bar until the evening, then again all day Saturday for breakfast and snacks etc.

Saturday evening the briefing will be at 6pm to be followed by a complimentary Pimms then the BBQ.

On Sunday, open again all day.

If you haven't already booked your BBQ tickets please text Zoe on 07770944868 as soon as possible. 

We look forward to seeing you all there.

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Club Championships 2018 at Ashfields 18-19 August

Just a little reminder that the closing date for the 2018 club championships to be held at Ashfields on 18-19 August is just a few days away on midnight of 8th August.

Also, for those Novices who haven't yet qualified for the National Championships at Cricklands on September 14-16th we are offering this event as a National Novice Qualifier.

Further details here

Here is a link to the entries page

This will be our last two day event of the season so please get your entries in soon. 

We look forward to seeing you soon.