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Training with Wilf Bowman-Ripley

Wilf has been involved in horse driving trials for most of his life and has been successfully competing at National and International level for over 20 years. He has successfully trained many National HDT competitors to championship level.


  • UKcc Level 3 Coach.
  • World Horse Pair Gold Medallist.
  • Four times National Horse Pair Champion.
  • Three times National Horse Team Champion.
  • Represented Great Britain at World Championship Level six times with horse pair, horse 4 in hand and pony 4 in hand.
  • Team GB trainer and selector. Junior World Trophy.
  • Team GB trainer. Combined Ponies World Championships.

Wilf is able to offer the following services:

  • Individual training sessions or courses at Ashfields.
  • Training clinics throughout the UK.
  • Intermediate to international standard. Single to 4 in hand.
  • £50 session- single/pair.
  • £50 session- 4 in hand.
  • Schooling livery, including full livery from £40 per day. Please call Wilf to discuss.
  • Gift certificates available.
Please call Wilf direct on 07802 899 004 or email wbrcarriages@aol.com to discuss your requirements.


Training with Araminta Winn.

Minta is based at Ashfields and trains beginners and novice drivers using your own turnout or 'Jasper' who belongs to Ashfields Equestrian Trust.


  • LHHI.
  • UKcc Level 3 Coach.

Minta is able to offer the following services:

  • Individual training sessions or courses at Ashfields.
  • 'Try Driving' taster drives.
  • Birthday Drives (vouchers available).
  • Group Days.
  • Half Days.
  • Mini Corporate Days.
  • Driving for the Disabled.
  • Gift certificates available.

Minta also offers Haress Repairs and Leather Work.

Please call Minta direct on 07771 900100or email aramintawinn@btinternet.com to discuss your requirements.

Ashfields Facilities

  • Ashfields have 40 acres of flat grassland that is available to hire for events or shows.
  • Eight International Standard Driving Obstacles.
  • 500 acres of headland riding or driving.
  • Indoor School with gel track surface.
  • 40 Monarch Internal stables. Full livery available. Riding or driving with 24 hour supervision.
  • Regular shows on site.

Ashfields Carriage & Polo Club, Green Street, Great Canfield, Essex. CM6 1JU. Tel: 07770 944 868

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