First Event of our 2023 Driving Season!
NICDA Indoor/Outdoor World Cup Style Event – Saturday 18th March 2023
At the RDA Centre Coleraine, 184 Castleroe Rd, Coleraine BT51 3RW
Dressage in the outdoor arena – this will be your chance to drive the new 2023 tests! Details of the 2023 tests are on the NICDA Website – http://www.ni-carriagedrivingassociation.com
Indoor World Cup Style Competition – two obstacles and cones to be driven twice by each turnout.
The Café will be open for tea/coffee, snacks and tasty lunches!
You are cordially invited to come and take part – either to compete or spectate!
All drivers must be members of NICDA. Memberships will be taken on the day.
Entry Fee: £30 per turnout. £25 for Juniors. £5 discount given for second entries from the same household. Payable on the day please to Dominic Muldoon.
Entries please to Denise Taylor by Text or WhatsApp message – 07549868233
****URGENT CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS PLEASE TO ASSIST ON THE DAY!****
Please let Denise know you can help, or text/WhatsApp Dominic Muldoon, the Event Organiser – 07394090720
Looking forward to seeing you!
Denise Taylor – Secretary
NICDA Dressage Tests to be driven in 2023
Many of you will have noted the changes made by British Carriage Driving
for this year’s season. Please find below the dressage tests to be
driven at NICDA events this year for each class. Tests are available to
download from the BC website
https://www.britishcarriagedriving.co.uk/. Competitors are advised to
review the tests carefully as some changes are minor and may not
otherwise be noticed.
Hopefully the NICDA table below is self explanatory. The Intermediate
Classes are no longer running. For Novice and Open Singles classes,
Entry (A Test) is intended for new entrants to the class/those not ready
to move up. Exit (Test B) is intended for more experienced drivers in
the class/those preparing to move up to Open Class, in the case of
Denise Taylor NICDA Secretary
2023 NICDA memberships are now due!
The 2023 driving season will soon be getting underway! There’s a busy calendar of events planned and we look forward to hosting the All Ireland Championships at Necarne later this summer.
We would like to thank our renewing members for their continuing support. New members to our sport are always extremely welcome, whether they intend driving, backstepping, stewarding or supporting.
A Membership Form and Code of Conduct PDF can be downloaded by clicking the ” Contacts” Tab above.
Memberships will also taken in person at our AGM on Tuesday 28th February 2023 at 8pm.
Venue – Moira Lakes, 32B Old Church Lane, Aghalee, BT67 0EY
Entries for Dualla Close Thursday 1st September.. see link below for details
Directions: M1 to Dublin -Join M50, — at Junction 9 take N7 /M7 — at Junction 19 take M8 – at Junction 6 Turn of for The Horse & Jockey. Drive about 2 miles to Dualla.
Nicda Text. Last run out.
RDA Coleraine BT51 3RW
And short course around the lanes and two obstacles indoors, to be driven twice.
Entries £30. Pay on the day. Entries by text to Denise Taylor 07549868233
**ATTENTION – A NEW EVENT HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE CALENDAR!**AUGHNACLOY 2DEOn Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th August 2022 – Dressage and Cones on Saturday- Marathon on Sunday (6 obstacles, no water)Entry fee £60 Entries by text please to – Dominic Muldoon 07394090720 It would be really helpful if competitors could text their entries to Dominic A.S.A.P if at all possible to assist event administration – thank you.