New for 2012, have you ever thought you would like to take up carriage driving, then here is your perfect opportunity and all set in the beautiful region of the Charente in South West France. If you are also interested in taking up driving trials we can offer beginners training.
Meeting the horses you will be driving
A little about their particular management
Vehicle choice, 2 or 4 wheeler
Learning to drive in our 30m x 45m sand school, for example
Safety, all aspects covered
On and off road driving, down beautiful lanes and country tracks
Cone driving tuition in the sand school
Obstacle course driving (this is great fun) around our farm land
Our all inclusive carriage driving introduction course for complete beginners consists of the following and much more..
We are pleased to offer all inclusive, residential carriage driving courses during May and September.
These courses are offered to 2 clients per week, spouses are also welcome, the price is inclusive of:
Accommodation (Sharing Gite or your own Yurt)
Use of our 10 x 5m heated swimming pool
All Wine, Beer & soft drinks with meals
6 day training course
Visit to local market
Lunchtime visit to local restaurant (5 courses!) followed by a long siesta!!
Experienced and Professional
Here at La Voute we have worked with horses for many years and carriage driving has long been our passion. During this time we have imparted our knowledge to many people and take great pleasure in watching beginners gain in confidence and become increasingly proficient.
I have known Paula for about 15 years and seen her competing at various club competitions here in the UK. She was a member of Brockham Harness Club for a number of years and also Windsor Park Club and qualified to compete at national level
Dick Lane, National & International team driver & Team GB competitor
As a UK CC level 2 coach and secretary to the Brockham Harness Club, I would rate Paulas ability as an open club level competitor with the knowledge and ability to go further
Jo Rennison, Former 3 times British National Champion, Team GB competitor