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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;-



 Dates for 2017 Outdoor Season now published

( see “Events” Tab)



Please be aware that the club AGM is planned to be held at Airbus Broughton Sports and Social Club Sunday 26th February 11:30 for a 12:00 prompt start.
Only club members are permitted to vote at this meeting (if you plan to join on the day, please do so before 12:00).
There may also be an opportunity to join the Committee. Should you be interested in coming on board you need to have a Proposer and Seconder that are club members. Anyone who is interested, please advise Debbie Jones with all relevant details no later than 12th February.

Agenda and further details will be posted nearer the time.




Sunday 19th February


Club classes and ICDCUK Qualifiers

Entries close Fri 3rd February


Demonstration with Chris Ainscough

Saturday 28 January at Northop Equestrian Centre

9.30a.m. for a 10a.m start

Chris will be offering a clinic style demonstration, with a variety of Turnouts, and audience participation.There will be a lunch break with refreshments and soup provided. The afternoon demo will be followed by a Questions and Answers session. Paid-up Members gain free entry. Non-Members will be charged £5 . Please advise if you are attending so that we can arrange the necessary catering.


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:

15.01.17- Results tab- Reseheath 14.01.17 results added

28.12.16- Indoor Events Tab- Indoor Points League added

28.12.16- Christmas Challenge results added

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