HOPETOUN Horse Driving Trials

Organised by the
Scottish Carriage Driving Association

25th - 27th May 2018

at Hopetoun Estate, South Queensferry, West Lothian
EH30 9SL

British Carriagedriving National Driving Trials

FEI International CAI-2*

Qualifier for the British National Carriage Driving Championships

Qualifier for the British National Carriage Driving Championships

British Carriagedriving National Driving Trials

FEI International CAI-2*

Qualifier for the British National Carriage Driving Championships

Qualifier for the British National Carriage Driving Championships

WELCOME

By kind permission of
The Marquess of Linlithgow and The Earl & Countess
of Hopetoun

The Scottish Carriage Driving Association is delighted to welcome competitors, sponsors and guests to the 2018 Hopetoun Horse Driving Trials, where we are again offering competition in FEI, National, Club, Evolution and RDA Classes. Our dedicated and hard-working A team, supported by SCDA members, have been preparing for this competition in the beautiful surroundings of Hopetoun Estate with the wonderful support and generosity of the Marquess of Linlithgow and the Earl and Countess of Hopetoun. The Main Sponsor this year is once again Gerald and Margo Smith. Their input, and that of our many other sponsors, has ensured that our event is prepared to the high standard that you have come to expect over the years. We hope you all enjoy your visit to Hopetoun 2018.

COMPETITOR INFO

Hopetoun 2018
is organised by the
Scottish Carriage Driving Association

For information, please contact:
Jane Isaac
janeisaac@outlook.com
Tel. 07990 612781


Hopetoun 2018

is organised by the
Scottish Carriage Driving Association

For information, please contact:
Jane Isaac
janeisaac@outlook.com
Tel. 07990 612781



Documents to Download:

National Schedule

Club Schedule

Club Entry Form

Rules for the Evolution and Young Horse Classes

WELCOME

By kind permission of
The Marquess of Linlithgow and The Earl & Countess
of Hopetoun

The Scottish Carriage Driving Association is delighted to welcome competitors, sponsors and guests to the 2018 Hopetoun Horse Driving Trials, where we are again offering competition in FEI, National, Club, Evolution and RDA Classes. Our dedicated and hard-working A team, supported by SCDA members, have been preparing for this competition in the beautiful surroundings of Hopetoun Estate with the wonderful support and generosity of the Marquess of Linlithgow and the Earl and Countess of Hopetoun. The Main Sponsor this year is once again Gerald and Margo Smith. Their input, and that of our many other sponsors, has ensured that our event is prepared to the high standard that you have come to expect over the years. We hope you all enjoy your visit to Hopetoun 2018.

COMPETITION

FEI

  • Single Horse
  • Single Pony
  • Horse Pairs
  • Pony Pairs
  • Horse Fours
  • Pony Fours

NATIONAL

  • Evolution Horse
  • Evolution Pony
  • Young Horse
  • Young Pony
  • Novice Horse
  • Novice Pony
  • Intermediate Horse
  • Intermediate Pony
  • Open Single Horse
  • Open Single Pony
  • Advanced Single Horse
  • Advanced Single Pony
  • Open Horse Pairs
  • Open Pony Pairs
  • Advanced Horse Pairs
  • Advanced Pony Pairs
  • Horse Tandems
  • Pony Tandems
  • Horse Fours
  • Pony Fours

CLUB

  • Novice Horse
  • Novice Pony
  • Intermediate Horse
  • Intermediate Pony
  • Open Single Horse
  • Open Single Pony
  • Advanced Single Horse
  • Advanced Single Pony
  • Open Horse Pairs
  • Open Pony Pairs
  • Advanced Horse Pairs
  • Advanced Pony Pairs
  • Horse Tandems
  • Pony Tandems
  • Horse Fours
  • Pony Fours
  • CLUB ENTRIES MUST BE MADE ON AN SCDA 2018 ENTRY FORM STATING CLEARLY WHICH CLASS YOU ARE ENTERING.

  • » CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD CLUB ENTRY FORM

TERRIER RACING

Raising Funds for
World Horse Welfare

Friday at 6.30.p.m.

Main Arena

Bring your dog, (any breed or breed combination!) or come to watch and enjoy the fun!

HOPETOUN RDA CHALLENGE CUP

Are you up to the challenge?

Thursday at 11.00 a.m.

Main Arena

You are invited to compete in the RDA Dressage and Obstacle/Cones Class at Hopetoun, which is a Scottish Qualifier for the RDA National Championships in Hartpury in July. The competition is open to all members of Scottish RDA Driving Groups. The David Brown Trophy will be presented to the RDA Group with the highest cumulative score. The Coxhill Event is sponsoring rosettes for the RDA classes.

ALL ROVER RALLY

Those fabulous cars...

Sunday 27th May

Now in its 23rd year, the Rally celebrates all marques of Rover Cars and Land Rovers. This year it has been invited by the Scottish Carriage Driving Association to Hopetoun House, South Queensferry as part of the display at the International Carriage Driving Event. The cars will be on site on Sunday 27th May from 10am in a static display. Cars on display will include early running board pre-war cars, Rover P4, Rover P5, Rover P6, early Land Rovers and Range Rovers right up to the last modern Rovers manufactured in the UK. Some of these vehicles have often been seen in Feature Films and Television Series - try to spot them.

Photographs Courtesy of www.sarr.co.uk


BEST SHOD AWARDS

THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF FARRIERS

Judged by Ruaridh Robb

8.45 am on Sunday 27th May

Please let your farrier know that your equine may be one of those judged, so that he is aware of the competition. This competition is kindly sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, for the Best Shod horse/pony in the designated classes, which will be assigned after entries have closed. The judge will examine each horse/pony before or during the line-up for preliminary judging, taking into consideration:

  • (a) The condition of the feet
  • (b) The making (or preparation) and fitting of the shoes
  • (c) The nailing and position of clips

Normal shoes and showing plates are equally acceptable, provided they are suitable for the horse/pony.
The Worshipful Company of Farriers will award:

  • (a) A Rosette and an Inscribed Card to the winner in each Class
  • (b) A Plaque to the overall winner
  • (c) A Plaque for the Registered Farrier responsible for its feet and shoeing

Photographs Courtesy of www.wcf.org.uk


COMPETITION

FEI

  • Single Horse
  • Single Pony
  • Horse Pairs
  • Pony Pairs
  • Horse Fours
  • Pony Fours

NATIONAL

  • Evolution Horse
  • Evolution Pony
  • Young Horse
  • Young Pony
  • Novice Horse
  • Novice Pony
  • Intermediate Horse
  • Intermediate Pony
  • Open Single Horse
  • Open Single Pony
  • Advanced Single Horse
  • Advanced Single Pony
  • Open Horse Pairs
  • Open Pony Pairs
  • Advanced Horse Pairs
  • Advanced Pony Pairs
  • Horse Tandems
  • Pony Tandems
  • Horse Fours
  • Pony Fours

CLUB

  • Novice Horse
  • Novice Pony
  • Intermediate Horse
  • Intermediate Pony
  • Open Single Horse
  • Open Single Pony
  • Advanced Single Horse
  • Advanced Single Pony
  • Open Horse Pairs
  • Open Pony Pairs
  • Advanced Horse Pairs
  • Advanced Pony Pairs
  • Horse Tandems
  • Pony Tandems
  • Horse Fours
  • Pony Fours
  • CLUB ENTRIES MUST BE MADE ON AN SCDA 2018 ENTRY FORM STATING CLEARLY WHICH CLASS YOU ARE ENTERING.

  • »» DOWNLOAD CLUB ENTRY FORM

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Committee would like to sincerely thank all those who have supported this event, and particularly to our main sponsors - Margo and Gerald Smith. Also a huge thank you to the Judges, Officials, Stewards and all the many volunteers, too numerous to mention, without whom this event cannot take place.

A big thank you
goes out to...

  • Ann & Hamish Reid
  • BDS Scotland
  • Brookfield Metal Recycling
  • William Hendry
  • Caledonian Horticulture
  • Catriona & Ian Bertram
  • Conifox Nurseries
  • Philippa & Jamie Gammell
  • Coxhill Event
  • Dalmeny Event
  • Eileen Cornish
  • Faith Szczuka
  • Hamish Isaac
  • Ian Gilbert's 'A Team'
  • Jacky & George Jeffrey
  • Jane & Hamish Isaac
  • Halspan Ltd.
  • Ruth & John Martin
  • Margo & Gerald Smith
  • Mr & Mrs Jim Corbett
  • Nelsons of Culross
  • Netherby Hall
  • OPG Ltd
  • Janet & Owen Pilling
  • Riding and Harness Stuff
  • Sanchia May
  • S and S Motors
  • Scot Heat and Power
  • Amanda & Malcolm Snowie
  • Sheila McNeill
  • Sheila Sheret
  • Susan Clark

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Catering

Danny’s Event Catering and Hospitality Services Ltd.


Onsite catering throughout Hopetoun Driving Trials 2018.


• Burger van on site in Lorry Park from Thursday breakfast.

• Fish & Chips and Bar available on Thursday evening in main marquee.

• Full meal service plus bar on Friday and Saturday evenings in the main marquee.


Good Food at Reasonable Prices.