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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.

Here is the link to our Facebook Page;-




SUNDAY 11th December



P&P Times and Driver’s Duty Rota now available under the Dressage Times Tab

Christmas Fancy Dress for this one please folks! Remember, Driver & Groom only, nothing on the horses/ponies or carriages. ( Health & Safety reasons-sorry!! )

Club classes and ICDCUK Qualifiers





Rosettes to 3rd place for Driver and Backstepper

Special rosette for overall Supreme Champion

Numbers will be limited so get your entries in.


Demonstration with Chris Ainscough

We will be holding a Carriage Driving Training Day (on foot) on January 28th 2017 at Northop Equestrian Centre. The demonstration/ training is to be carried out by Chris Ainscough. Members are invited free of charge and non members are invited for a nominal fee of £5. Numbers are limited so please advise us if you wish to attend. Further information will be available nearer the time.


Newcomer’s Training Days

CHDTL invite Newcomers and Pre Novice carriage drivers to two days introduction and training at Maelor Equestrian Centre, Gresford Rd., Hope, Flintshire Ll12 9SD.

Followed by a one day mini competition for those who have attended.

January 8th Introduction to Dressage. 10am to 4pm. Training on foot then opportunity for each participant to drive the indoor dressage test with instruction.

January 29th Introduction to Cone and Obstacle driving. 10am to 4pm.

February 11th Mini indoor competition for those who have attended the two previous dates. 10am to 4pm.

If you would just like to see what indoor driving trials involves please come along. We are a very friendly bunch. Number of turnouts will be limited to 10 so please send in the entry form ASAP if you are interested.

All enquiries to Colin Walmsley please; clynwalmsley@tiscali.co.uk Tel; 01352710057




   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 web site to anyone on the CHDTL Committee

  Recent Page Updates:

21/11/16- Reaseheath results added

18.11.16- Entry & Membership Forms tab- 2017 Membership Form added

14.11.16- Dressage Times Tab- Reaseheath 20th Nov, Times and Duty Rota added

28.09.16- Dressage Times tab- Pentre Mawr Times added

13.09.16- Entry & Membership Forms Tab- Indoor Training Day Entry Form

02.09.16 – Photo gallery

01.09.16- Entry & Membership Forms tab- Indoor Entry Form 2016/17 added