Friesian Driving Experience


Drive your own carriage with 1, 2 or 4 horses!

The Friesian Driving Experience is aimed at anyone with an interest in having a go at carriage driving with one of our stunning Friesian stallions under the expert guidance of Sonny Hillier, 3 times national carriage driving champion, Horse of the year show reserve champion 2022.
Your time will include:
  • An introduction to the horse(s) you will be driving
  • Time on the ground getting to know your horse(s)and grooming them to prepare them for work
  • Explanation of the driving harness and how to fit it to the horse correctly
  • Explanation about the carriage and how to safely hitch the horse(s) to the carriage
  • A drive round our grass tracks and fields with an opportunity to take the reins.
Sessions last approximately 2 hours

Options available:

  1. Single horse (no previous experience required). £300
  2. Pair of horses ( previous carriage driving experience required). £450
  3. Four in hand experience (previous carriage driving experience required) £650

Once you have completed your purchase we will be in touch to arrange a mutually convenient date for your experience.

We can supply gift vouchers should you wish to give a session as a present.

All sessions take place at our base at Quex park, Birchington, Kent. There are several restaurants, cafes and other attractions on site.

Accommodation is also available on site please see for details