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Welcome to the website of Chester Horse Driving Trials Ltd.

A friendly and welcoming driving trials club, providing opportunities for all abilities. Our events are held at locations across Cheshire and North Wales, throughout the year.

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Congratulations to CHDTL members competing at National Championships at Cirencester this weekend.
Mark Riley – Novice Horse Champion
Holly Dormer – Reserve Novice Pony Champion
Jeff and Sandra Ormerod – Pony Tandem Champions
Fred Pendlebury – Third Open Horse Pairs
Clive Jones – Tenth Open Pony
Bryan Gauson – Seventh Intermediate Horse

Well done everyone!


Chester’s Charity Weekend 30/1st Sept/Oct

In aid of the Air Ambulance

At Home Farm, Backford we will be holding this years charity event and presentation evening in aid of the Air Ambulance. Please come and join us for a fun, chilled weekend. Dave and Charlotte from Home Farm have kindly donated a considerable sum of the venue cost to help raise more funds for the charity.

Programme of events:

Saturday – Mini indoor/outdoor competition using the new indoor dressage test (available on the dressage tests page). Followed by the presentation evening, meal and very popular caleigh band on Saturday evening.

The meal, of, steak, salad, boiled potatoes and crusty bread or chicken curry or mac and cheese, plus desserts will be served in a centrally heated marquee. This will be followed by the presentation evening, announcing the winners of this years points championship, both for the indoor and outdoor season. There will also be the prize draw of the day’s raffle and an auction to raise extra funds for the charity. If anybody has any items to donate for us to auction then please get in touch. Following the presentation a dance-floor will be available within an extra marquee as the caleigh band performs, providing entertainment for all.  All you need to bring are your drinks!! Please see the entry form to order meals or contact chdtlentries@btconnect.com

dance presentation

Sunday/Funday – Handy pony competition, cones in a line, pleasure drive around the farm ride and the return of the dog show!

dog show

Please come and join us to support such a worthy cause and you never know you may be in line for a prize! Ultimately come and join in the fun in a chilled weekend.



Results for Henbury Hall are now available on the Results Page.

Congratulations to Louise Kaiholm for achieving the lowest score of the Weekend.




Charity Weekend & Presentation Evening

Home Farm, Backford

Two day fun event.

See entry form for details.

 30th/1st Sept/October

Entries close Fri 22nd September


   Please come along and join us, or support us as a “Helper” you never know you may get the bug!! We would love to see you at one of our next events!

Would you like to join us? Please come along and see us at one of our Events.

Want to become a member? Just fill in a New Membership Form- See tabs at top of page.

We look forward to welcoming you! We also have a Facebook page-” Chester Horse Driving Trials Ltd” Please direct all queries and ideas for the website to anyone on the CHDTL Committee

  Recent Page Updates:

02.09.17 – Dressage Tests

01.09.17 – Photo Gallery

31.08.17 – Entry Forms