Fiona and me with Nutmeg and Kipling at Normanhurst HDT, August 2006

Welcome to Horse Driving Trials Galleries

Horse Driving Trials Galleries is a collection of photography by Mike Watts, amateur sports photographer based in Suffolk, UK. View the photo galleries for images from many indoor and outdoor horse driving trials events and a few video clips, all free to view or download. Thank you for visiting!

Latest galleries  older pics

   how's this tandem?   ..older tandem

Most recent pictures - horse driving trials:

Indoor driving: Wix EC 27 October 2018 Various

Eacdg Ashfields 18-19 August 2018 hdt A few
MC Onley 5 August 2018 hdt Marathon obs 1/2
Eacdg Ashfields 29 July 2018 one day hdt A few

Indoor driving Championships: Keysoe EC 6-8 April 2018 Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Indoor driving: Wix EC 27 January 2018 A few
Indoor driving: Wix EC 29 December 2017 World cup style Various
Indoor driving: Wix EC 25 November 2017 Various
Indoor driving: Wix EC 21 October 2017 Various

National Sandringham 1-3 July 2017 Marathon, later, Cones, early
Eacdg Sandringham 2 July 2017 A few, marathon early
Eacdg Blandings 27-28 May 2017 Various

Indoor driving: Wix EC 21 January 2017 Various
Indoor driving: World Cup style Wix EC 29 December 2016 Various
Indoor driving: Wix EC 26 November 2016 Various
Indoor driving: Merrist Wood 23 October 2016 Various
Indoor driving: Wix EC 22 October 2016 Various

Eacdg Blandings 16-17 July 2016 Various
Ashfields National 8-10 July 2016 Dressage, Marathon, Cones
Sandringham 25 June 2016 EACDG, National
Blandings 29 May 2016 Various

ICD National Indoor Driving Championships 1-3 April 2016 Keysoe Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Indoor driving: Wix EC 13 March 2016 Various
Indoor driving: Easton Norfolk 21 February 2016 Various
Indoor driving: Wix EC 14 February 2016 Various
Indoor driving: Wix EC 23 January 2016 Various
Indoor driving: 'World Cup' Wix EC 30 Dec 2015 A few
Indoor driving: Wix EC 29 November 2015 Various , videos
Indoor driving: Wix EC 24 October 2015 Various

Many more: list of galleries...

More on horse driving trials

(Grooms') Guide to horse driving trials, Word version, related Powerpoint
Understanding your score

Forest Kindergarten
InHarness magazine
East Anglian Carriage Driving Group
Indoor Driving (ICD UK)
British Carriagedriving

Free hdt scoring system
Updated 5 July 2018 fixes for Short Format
Updated 15 June 2018 fixes
Updated 25 April 2018 cosmetic fixes
Updated 11 April 2018 simpler/more flexible to combine classes, Short Format class
Updated 4 May 2016 - fix bugs
Updated 28 April 2016 - options to support Derby/Combined marathon,fix bugs
Short video of how to set up the spreadsheet, schedule marathon and dressage
Use right click then "Save .. As" to download these:
Hdt Scoring spreadsheet - instructions as pdf, Word doc. Please read
Hdt Scoring spreadsheet .xlsm 5 July 2018 (Office 2007/2010/2013 on)

Indoor Scoring spreadsheet and obstacle diagrams

Updated 12 June 2014 Hdt marathon time calculator which you can run on a mobile device - iphone or android or Kindle (or PC).
Simply follow the link - then on an iphone/ipod etc use the phone's menu to Add Bookmark to home page and you can then use it whether or not you're on a network.
Enter the marathon length, then speed or time allowed and it will calculate your km times for section A or E, then click "Min and Max" or Mid time to get maximum and minimum times, or the mid time, whichever you use.

Powerpoints used at club hdt officials clinics:
TD Role

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